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Lauromacrogol

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

Scheme

JP

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C05BB02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0009002-92-0

Chemical Formula

C12-H25-(OCH2-CH2)n-OH

Therapeutic Categories

Pharmaceutic aid: Surfactant

Antipruritic agent

Chemical Name

Polyoxyethylene ether prepared by the polymerisation of ethylene oxide with lauryl alcohol (JP)

Foreign Name

  • Macrogollaurylether (German)

Generic Names

  • Polidocanol (OS: DCF)
  • AET (IS)
  • Aethoxysklerol (IS)
  • Aetoxisclerol (IS)
  • Atlas G-4829 (IS)
  • Dodecyl alcohol polyoxyethylene ether (IS)
  • Hydroxypolyethoxydodecane (IS)
  • Hydroxypolyethoxydodecane (IS)
  • Laureth (IS)
  • Laurylpoly(oxyethylene)ether (IS)
  • α-Dodecyl-ω-hydroxy-poly (IS: oxy-1,2-ethanediyl)
  • Polyethyleneglycol-monododecylether (IS)
  • Polyoxyethylene Lauryl Alcohol Ether (IS)
  • Polyoxyethylene lauryl ether (IS)
  • Lauromacrogol (PH: JP XVI)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JPThe Japanese Pharmacopoeia
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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