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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories

Pharmaceutic aid


Chemical Name

Polyoxyetylene-polyoxypropylene glycol block copolymer

Foreign Names

  • Poloxamerum (Latin)
  • Poloxamer (German)
  • Poloxamère (French)
  • Poloxamero (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Poloxamer (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Poloxamère (OS: DCF)
  • Poloxamer (PH: NF 33)
  • Poloxamera (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Poloxamere (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Poloxamères (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Poloxamers (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Poloxamer-188 (OS: JAN)

Brand Names

  • Blephagel
    Thèa, Lebanon
  • Co-danthramer (Poloxamer and Dantron)
    Napp Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Pinewood, United Kingdom
  • Coloxyl
    Aspen, New Zealand
  • Pinorax (Poloxamer and Dantron)
    AFT, New Zealand; P & D, Malta
  • Codalax (Poloxamer and Dantron)
    Mundipharma, Ireland
  • Codalax Forte (Poloxamer and Dantron)
    Mundipharma, Ireland
  • Strong Co-Danthramer (Poloxamer and Dantron)
    Pinewood, United Kingdom


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
JANJapanese Accepted Name
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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