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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 Names

  • Icodextrin (OS: USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • Icodextrin (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Extraneal
    Agmar, Croatia (Hrvatska); Baxter, Denmark; Baxter, Estonia; Baxter, Finland; Baxter, Norway; Baxter, New Zealand; Baxter, Oman; Baxter, Tunisia; Baxter Arg., Argentina; Baxter Healthcare, Australia; Baxter Healthcare, Romania; Baxter Healthcare, Serbia; Baxter Healthcare, United States
  • Extraneal [+ Sodium Chloride, + Sodium Lactate, + Calcium Chloride, + Magnesium Chloride]
    Baxter, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Baxter, Canada; Baxter, Czech Republic; Baxter, Ireland; Baxter, Sweden; Baxter Healthcare, United Kingdom; Baxter Healthcare, Georgia
  • Extraneal [+ Sodium Chloride, + Sodium Lactate, + Potassium Chloride, + Magnesium Chloride]
    Baxter, Lithuania; Baxter, Latvia
  • Extraneal Peritoneal Dialysis Solution With 7.5% Icodextrin [+ Sodium Chloride, + Sodium Lactate, + Calcium Chloride, + Magnesium Chloride]
    Baxter, Thailand


BANBritish Approved Name
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
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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