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



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Anthelmintic agent

Chemical Name

Benzonitrile, 4-hydroxy-3-iodo-5-nitro-

Foreign Names

  • Nitroxinilum (Latin)
  • Nitroxinil (German)
  • Nitroxinil (French)
  • Nitroxinilo (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Nitroxinil (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • Nitroxynil (IS)
  • Nitroxinil (PH: BP vet. 2015)
  • Nitroxinil pour usage vétérinaire (PH: Ph. Franç. X)
  • Nitroxinil Eglumine (OS: BANM)
  • M & B 10755 H (IS)
  • Nitroxinil, comp. with N-ethylglucamine (IS)
  • Nitroxynil Eglumine (IS)

Brand Names

  • Dovenix (veterinary use)
    Merial, Belgium; Merial, France
  • Trodax (veterinary use)
    Merial, Ireland
  • Trodax 34% (veterinary use)
    Merial, United Kingdom
  • Wirecide (veterinary use)
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Combat Nitromec (Nitroxinil and Ivermectin, + Clorsulon (veterinary use))
    Virbac, New Zealand
  • Nitromec (Nitroxinil and Ivermectin, + Clorsulon (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Trodax (veterinary use)
    Merial, South Africa


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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