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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antidiarrheal agent: Intestinal antiinfective

Antibacterial: Nitrofuran-derivative

Chemical Name

Benzoic acid, 4-hydroxy-, [(5-nitro-2-furanyl)metylene]hydrazide

Foreign Names

  • Nifuroxazidum (Latin)
  • Nifuroxazid (German)
  • Nifuroxazide (French)
  • Nifuroxazida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Nifuroxazide (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • RC 27109 (IS)
  • Nifuroxazide (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Nifuroxazidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Adisord
    Canonpharma, Russian Federation
  • Aelicon
    Yuan Chou, Taiwan
  • Akabar
    Carnot Laboratorios, Mexico
  • Alinin
    Newai Chem, Taiwan
  • Anirax [+ Attapulgite]
    Gabblan, Peru
  • Antidia
    Shyh Dar, Taiwan
  • Antinal
    Amoun, Egypt; Amoun, Kuwait; Amoun Pharmaceutical, Oman
  • Anton
    Yung Chang, Taiwan
  • Bacizide
    Shou Chan, Taiwan
  • Bacterix
    Gifrer, France
  • Benol
    Bloom, Pakistan
  • Cecet
    Farmindustria, Peru
  • Chunlin
    Root, Taiwan
  • Cortafan [+ Attapulgite]
    Markos, Peru
  • Dearexin
    Mediproducts, Belize; Mediproducts, Guatemala; Mediproducts, Nicaragua; Mediproducts, El Salvador; Mediproducts Laboratorios, Honduras
  • Dia Furyl
    Borg, Egypt
  • Diafuryl
    Abdi Ibrahim, Turkey; Cooper, France
  • Diafuryl Fort
    Abdi Ibrahim, Turkey
  • Diaren [+ Attapulgite]
    Eurolab, Chile; Saval, Ecuador; Saval, Peru; Saval, Paraguay
  • Diarex [+ Attapulgite]
    Neo-Fármaco, Ecuador
  • Diarfin
    Cormin, Ecuador
  • Diarox
    Philadelphia Pharmaceuticals, Lebanon
  • Diarryl
    Simed, Tunisia
  • Diarset
    Nevox Farma, Colombia
  • Diarset-M [+ Metronidazole]
    Nevox Farma, Colombia
  • Diax
    Hikma, Egypt
  • Dramezol [+ Metronidazole]
    Rande, Colombia
  • Drotazide [+ Drotaverine]
    Eva, Egypt
  • Endiex
    Zentiva, Poland; Zentiva, Slovakia
  • Enfuryl
    Münir Sahin, Turkey
  • Enteral
    Laprophan, Tunisia
  • Enterodar
    Streger, Mexico
  • Enterofuryl
    Bosnalijek, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Bosnalijek, Georgia; Bosnalijek, Macedonia; Bosnalijek, Serbia
  • Enterol [+ Phthalylsulfacetamide]
    Instituto Sanitas, Chile
  • Enterosept
    Rubikon, Georgia
  • Ercefuril
    Synthelabo, Lebanon
  • Ercefuryl
    ADWYA, Tunisia; Sanofi-Aventis, France; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-Aventis, Kuwait; Sanofi-Aventis, Lithuania; Sanofi-Aventis, Oman; Sanofi-Aventis, Philippines; Sanofi-Aventis, Romania; Sanofi-Aventis, Turkey; Sanofi-Aventis SA, Greece; synth, Egypt; Takeda, Czech Republic
  • Ercéfuryl
    ADWYA, Tunisia
  • Ercefuryl [pediatric]
    Sanofi Winthrop, Georgia
  • Ersefuryl
    Sanofi-Aventis Group, Russian Federation
  • Esancol [+ Phthalylsulfathiazole]
    Farmacéutica Esan, Chile
  • Eskapar
    Armstrong Laboratorios de Mexico, Mexico; Bagó, Costa Rica; Bagó, Dominican Republic; Bagó, Guatemala; Bagó, Honduras; Bagó, Nicaragua; Bagó, Panama; Bagó, El Salvador
  • Eskapar Compuesto [+ Metronidazole]
    Armstrong Laboratorios de Mexico, Mexico; Bagó, Costa Rica; Bagó, Dominican Republic; Bagó, Honduras; Bagó, Panama; Bagó, El Salvador
  • Fural
    Alkaloid, Macedonia
  • Furfuril
    Organo Pharma, Egypt
  • Furotil [+ Metronidazole]
    Gruinfacol, Colombia
  • Furoxyl
    Mediphar, Lebanon; Pharmaderm, Tunisia
  • Fuzide
    Otto Pharmaceutical, Indonesia
  • Hortrin A [+ Attapulgite]
    Medifarma, Peru
  • Imecol [+ Phthalylsulfathiazole] [pediatric]
    Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Keri
    Hua Shin, Taiwan
  • Krodex Compuesto [+ Metronidazole]
    Coaspharma, Colombia
  • Krodex F Compouesto [+ Metronidazole]
    Coaspharma, Colombia
  • Liracol [+ Phthalylsulfathiazole]
    Productos Farmaceuticos Medipharm, Chile
  • Lumifurex
    Sanofi Winthrop Industrie, Lebanon
  • Mebinol Complex [+ Metronidazole]
    Gimed, Colombia
  • Metarsal [+ Metronidazole]
    Bagó, Colombia
  • Metronif [+ Metronidazol]
    Procaps, Colombia
  • Metrosal [+ Metronidazole]
    Merey, Colombia
  • Mirofuril
    ABC Farmaceutici, Russian Federation
  • Nifloral [+ Attapulgite]
    Quilla Pharma, Peru
  • Nifroxid
    Galpharma, Tunisia
  • Nifudiar
    Meprofarm, Indonesia
  • Nifugen
    Ming Ta, Taiwan
  • Nifunal
    Amriya, Egypt
  • Nifunal 4%
    Amriya, Egypt
  • Nifural
    Darya-Varia, Indonesia; Medifarma, Indonesia; Pediatrica, Indonesia
  • Nifurat [+ Attapulgite]
    Bago, Peru
  • Nifuroaze
    Winston, Taiwan
  • Nifuroksazid
    Alkaloid, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Nifuroksazyd Hasco
    Hasco-Lek, Poland
  • Nifuroksazyd Richter
    Gedeon Richter, Poland
  • Nifuromed
    Medical Horizon, Georgia
  • Nifurox
    Eipico, Egypt; Hwang's, Taiwan
  • Nifuroxazid
    Ternopharm, Georgia
  • Nifuroxazide Arrow Conseil
    Arrow, France
  • Nifuroxazide Biogaran
    Biogaran, France
  • Nifuroxazide Biogaran Conseil
    Biogaran, France
  • Nifuroxazide Cristers
    CristerS, France
  • Nifuroxazide EG Labo Conseil
    EG Labo, France
  • Nifuroxazide Mylan
    Mylan, France
  • Nifuroxazide Teva
    Teva Santé, France
  • Nifuroxazide Teva Conseil
    Teva Santé, France
  • Nifuroxazide Zentiva
    Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Nifuroxazide Zydus
    Zydus, France
  • Nifuroxazide-LF
    Lekfarm, Georgia
  • Nifuryl
    Günsa, Turkey
  • Niraben
    Samchully, Singapore
  • Nirozide
    Royal, Taiwan
  • Nitrofurinal
    Pharaonia, Egypt
  • Nodiar
    Bagó, Colombia
  • Nufro
    Münir Sahin, Turkey
  • Oxazide
    Shun Sheng, Taiwan
  • Panfurex
    Bouchara-Recordati, France; Bouchara-Recordati, Hong Kong; Dr. Bouchara, Lebanon
  • Panfurex 4%
    Bouchara-Recordati, France
  • Panfuryl
    Bouchara-Recordati, France
  • Previcil
    Techsphere, Peru
  • Refuril
    Amoun, Georgia
  • Sanfuro
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Septic
    Terbol, Peru
  • S-Top 200
    Delfarma, Peru
  • Stopdiar
    Gedeon Richter, Georgia; Gedeon Richter, Russian Federation
  • Testisan [+ Phthalylsulfathiazole]
    Mintlab Co., Chile
  • Top-Del Forte [+ Attapulgite]
    Delfarma, Peru
  • Topron
    Chinoin, Costa Rica; Chinoin, Dominican Republic; Chinoin, Guatemala; Chinoin, Mexico; Chinoin, Nicaragua; Chinoin, Panama; Chinoin, El Salvador
  • Zyfurax Baby [pediatric]
    Hasco-Lek, Poland
  • Zyfurax Forte
    Hasco-Lek, Poland
  • Zyfurax Junior [pediatric]
    Hasco-Lek, Poland


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

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