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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category

Topical anti-inflammatory agent

Chemical Name


Foreign Names

  • Ammonium sulfobituminosum (Latin)
  • Ammoniumbituminosulfonat (German)
  • Ichtyolammonium (French)

Generic Names

  • Ichthammol (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • Ichtyolammonium (OS: DCF)
  • Ammonium sulfobituminosum (IS)
  • Ammonium sulfopleriolicum (IS)
  • Bituminol (IS)
  • Bitumol (IS)
  • Ichthyol (IS)
  • Ichthyolammonium (IS)
  • Ichtyolsulfonate d'ammonium (IS)
  • Ammoniumbituminosulfonat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ichthammol (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Ichthammolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ammonium sulfobituminosum decoloratum (IS)
  • Ichthammolum album (IS)
  • Natrium sulfobituminosum (IS)
  • Natrium sulfobituminosum decoloratum (IS)

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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