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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Therapeutic Category

Used in solutions for dialysis

Chemical Name

Dextrin, having more tan 85% of its molecules wit molecular maβes between 1640 and 45000 wit a claimed-average molecular maβ of approximatively 20000

Foreign Names

  • Icodextrinum (Latin)
  • Icodextrin (German)
  • Icodextrine (French)
  • Icodextrina (Spanish)

Generic Name

  • Icodextrin (OS: USAN, BAN, JAN)

Brand Names

  • Extraneal
    Agmar, Croatia (Hrvatska); Baxter, Finland; Baxter, Georgia; Baxter, Lithuania; Baxter, Norway; Baxter, New Zealand; Baxter, Sweden; Baxter Arg., Argentina


BANBritish Approved Name
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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