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



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Spasmolytic agent

Chemical Names



1,3,5-Trihydroxybenzol (IUPAC)

Benzene-1,3,5-triol (BAN)

Foreign Names

  • Phloroglucinolum anhydricum (Latin)
  • Phloroglucin, wasserfrei (German)
  • Phloroglucinol anhydre (French)

Generic Names

  • Phloroglucinol (OS: DCF, BAN, JAN)
  • 1,3,5-Triol (IS)
  • 3,5-Dihydroxyphenol (IS)
  • 5-Hydroxyresorcinol (IS)
  • 5-Oxyresorcinol (IS)
  • 5-Oxyresorcinolphloroglucin (IS)
  • s-Trihydroxybenzene (IS)
  • Phloroglucinol (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Franç. 11)
  • Phloroglucinol anhydre (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Phloroglucinol, anhydrous (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Phloroglucinol, Anhydrous (PH: BP 2016)
  • Phloroglucinolum anhydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • CCRIS 6521 (IS)
  • Phloroglucin-Dihydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Phloroglucinol dihydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Phloroglucinol Dihydrate (PH: BP 2018)
  • Phloroglucinol dihydraté (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Phloroglucinolum dihydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Actafon
    ACT Pharma, Tunisia
  • AnaSpasm-Oro
    Siphat, Tunisia
  • Bruglucen
    Bruluart, Mexico
  • Bruglucen [+ Trimethylphloroglucinol]
    Bruluart, Mexico
  • Europas
    Ophth-Pharma, Pakistan
  • Flospan
    Daehwa Pharmaceutical, South Korea
  • Furosinol
    Samjin, South Korea
  • Gluthyl
    Mass Pharma, Pakistan
  • Meteoxane [+ Simeticone]
    Alfa Wassermann, Tunisia
  • Modipas [+ Trimethylphloroglucinol]
    Nafar, Mexico
  • Nero [+ Trimethylphloroglucinol]
    BIOTECHNO PH, Argentina
  • Nospasm
    Galpharma, Tunisia
  • Novasfon
    ADWYA, Tunisia
  • Perispasm
    Pierre Fabre, Tunisia
  • Phlon
    Hanlim, South Korea
  • Phloro
    Winthrop, Tunisia
  • Phloroglucinol - XinShiDai Pharm
    Xin Shi Dai Pharmaceutical, China
  • Phloroglucinol Arrow
    Arrow, France
  • Phloroglucinol Biogaran
    Biogaran, France
  • Phloroglucinol Cristers
    CristerS, France
  • Phloroglucinol EG
    EG Labo, France
  • Phloroglucinol Mylan
    Mylan, France; Mylan, Tunisia
  • Phloroglucinol Sandoz
    Sandoz, France
  • Phloroglucinol Sandoz Conseil
    Sandoz, France
  • Phloroglucinol Teva
    Teva Santé, France
  • Phloroglucinol Zentiva
    Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Phloroglucinol/Trimethylphloroglucinol Arrow [+ Trimethylphloroglucinol]
    Arrow, France
  • Spacinol
    Simed, Tunisia
  • Spasfon [+ Trimethylphloroglucinol]
    Cephalon, Lebanon; Cephalon, Tunisia
  • Spasfon Lyoc
    Cephalon, Tunisia
  • Spasfon-Lyoc
    Cephalon, Lebanon
  • Spasmed [+ Trimethylphloroglucinol]
    Unimed, Tunisia
  • Spasmex
    Scharper, Italy; Scharper, Lebanon
  • Spasmex [+ Trimethylphloroglucinol]
    Scharper, Italy
  • Spasmocalm
    Cooper, France; Cooperation Pharmaceutique Française, Tunisia
  • Spasmoglucinol [+ Trimethylphloroglucinol] [veterinary use]
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Stopspasm [+ Trimethylphloroglucinol]
    Chemi ph, Egypt
  • Météoxane [+ Simeticone]
    Alfa Wassermann Pharma, France
  • Normatal [+ Simeticone]
    Alfasigma Portugal, Portugal
  • Spasfon [+ Trimethylphloroglucinol]
    Teva Santé, France
  • Spasfon Lyoc
    Teva Santé, France


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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