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Methoprene

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

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0040596-69-8

Chemical Formula

C19-H34-O3

Molecular Weight

310

Therapeutic Categories

Insecticide

Pediculocide

Chemical Name

2,4-Dodecadienoic acid, 11-metoxy-3,7,11-trimetyl-, 1-metyletyl ester, (E,E)-

Foreign Names

  • Methoprenum (Latin)
  • Methopren (German)
  • Méthoprène (French)
  • Methopreno (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Avian Insect Liquidator (Methoprene and Permethrin, + Piperonyl (veterinary use))
    Vetafarm, Australia
  • Certifect (Methoprene and Fipronil, + Amitraz (veterinary use))
    Merial Norden, Sweden
  • Fido's FleaBomb (Methoprene and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Mavlab, Australia
  • Frontline (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Merial, Poland
  • Frontline Combo (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Merial, Austria; Merial, Ireland
  • Norshield (Methoprene and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Norbrook, South Africa
  • Broadline (Methoprene and Praziquantel, + Fipronil, + Eprinomectin (veterinary use))
    Biokema, Switzerland; Faunapharma, Finland; Merial, Belgium; Merial, France; Merial, Norway; Merial, New Zealand
  • Certifect (Methoprene and Fipronil, + Amitraz (veterinary use))
    Biokema, Switzerland; Merial, Austria; Merial, Belgium; Merial, France; Merial, United Kingdom; Merial, Netherlands; Merial Italia, Italy; Selecta, Germany
  • Fleaban (Methoprene and Pyrethrin I, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • Frontline (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Merial, Germany; Selecta, Germany
  • Frontline Combo (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Biokema, Switzerland; Merial, Austria; Merial, France; Merial, United Kingdom; Merial, Netherlands; Merial Italia, Italy
  • Frontline Combo Chats (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Merial, Belgium
  • Frontline Combo Chiens L (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Merial, Belgium
  • Frontline Combo Chiens M (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Merial, Belgium
  • Frontline Combo Chiens S (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Merial, Belgium
  • Frontline Combo Chiens XL (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Merial, Belgium
  • Frontline Combo Hund L (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Merial, Germany; Selecta, Germany
  • Frontline Combo Hund M (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Merial, Germany; Selecta, Germany
  • Frontline Combo Hund S (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Merial, Germany; Selecta, Germany
  • Frontline Combo Hund XL (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Merial, Germany; Selecta, Germany
  • Frontline Comp (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Faunapharma, Finland; Merial, Norway; Merial Norden, Sweden
  • Frontline Plus (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Merial, South Africa; Merial Australia, Australia
  • Frontline Plus for Cats (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Frontline Plus for Dogs (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Strectis (Methoprene and Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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