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



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category


Chemical Name

Oxirane, metyl-, polymer wit oxirane, block

Foreign Names

  • Poloxalenum (Latin)
  • Poloxalen (German)
  • Poloxalène (French)
  • Poloxaleno (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Poloxalene (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • SKF 18 667 (IS)
  • Poloxalene (PH: USP 38)

Brand Names

  • Bloat Guard (veterinary use)
    Phibro Animal Health, United States; Zoetis, United States
  • Bloat Master (veterinary use)
    Nutrimol, Australia
  • Easylix Bloat Guard (veterinary use)
    Ridley, United States
  • Purina (veterinary use)
    Virbac AH, United States
  • Therabloat (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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