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Metrifonate

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

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

P02BB01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000052-68-6

Chemical Formula

C4-H8-Cl3-O4-P

Molecular Weight

257

Therapeutic Categories

Cholinesterase inhibitor (parasympathomimetic agent, indirect acting)

Anthelmintic agent

Insecticide

Ectoparasiticide

Chemical Name

Phosphonic acid, (2,2,2-trichloro-1-hydroxyetyl)-, dimetyl ester

Foreign Names

  • Metrifonatum (Latin)
  • Metrifonat (German)
  • Métrifonate (French)
  • Metrifonato (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Metrifonate (OS: BAN)
  • Trichlorfon (OS: USAN)
  • Bayer L-13/59 (IS)
  • Chlorophos (IS)
  • DETF (IS)
  • Metriphonate (IS)
  • MTF (IS)
  • Metrifonat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Metrifonate (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Métrifonate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Metrifonatum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Benzelmin Plus (Metrifonate and Oxfendazole (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Dyrex (Metrifonate and Atropine (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Dyrex (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • Equivet-14 (Metrifonate and Tiabendazole (veterinary use))
    Farnam, United States
  • Equizole-B (Metrifonate and Tiabendazole (veterinary use))
    Farnam, United States
  • Freed No. 10 (Metrifonate and Atropine (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Neguvon (veterinary use)
    Bayer, Italy
  • Telmin B (Metrifonate and Mebendazole (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States
  • Uni Dose (veterinary use)
    Intervet SA MSD, South Africa

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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