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Pyrithione Zinc



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antifungal agent


Chemical Name

Zinc, bis(1-hydroxy-2(1H)-pyridinetionato-O,S)-, (T-4)-

Foreign Names

  • Pyrithionum Zincicum (Latin)
  • Pyrithion zink (German)
  • Pyrithione zincique (French)
  • Piritiona cincica (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • 8X (Pyrithione Zinc and Ciclopirox)
    Cipla, India
  • Aeroseb
    Panalab, Argentina
  • Albepir
    Albephar, Venezuela
  • Amenite Cap
    Amenite, Argentina
  • Blue Cap
    Tobbest Busindo, Indonesia
  • Caspazol
    BioGenet, Ecuador
  • Dan-Gard
    Valeo, Canada
  • Danstop-K (Pyrithione Zinc and Ketozonazole)
    Apex, India
  • Daohair-S
    Pharmex, Greece
  • Denorex
    Medtech, United States
  • Dermazinc
    Sivaderm, Argentina
  • DermaZinc
    Dermalogix, United States
  • Desquaman
    Almirall Hermal, Austria
  • DHS Zinc Shampoo
    Person & Covey, United States
  • Flakefree (Pyrithione Zinc and Ketoconazole)
    Neiss, India
  • Flucos (Pyrithione Zinc and Fluconazole)
    Adcock Ingram, India
  • Head & Shoulders
    Procter & Gamble, United States
  • Keto Plus (Pyrithione Zinc and Ketoconazole)
    Glenmark, Oman
  • Ketoplus (Pyrithione Zinc and Ketoconazole)
    Glenmark, Malaysia; Glenmark, Vietnam
  • Ketz (Pyrithione Zinc and Ketoconazole)
    Peerage, India
  • Min Huil
    Neo Dermos, Argentina
  • Noble Formula
    Ontos, United States
  • Nozal-ZPTO (Pyrithione Zinc and Ketoconazole)
    Olcare Laboratories, India
  • Onabet (Pyrithione Zinc and Sertaconazole)
    Glenmark, India
  • Pilozinc
    Siegfried, Peru
  • Pirimed
    Medihealth, Colombia; Roemmers, Ecuador
  • Scalpe (Pyrithione Zinc and Ketoconazole)
    Glenmark, India
  • Scalpex (Pyrithione Zinc and Ketoconazole)
    Glenmark, Philippines
  • Skin-Cap
    Cheminova, China; Cheminova, Georgia
  • Squa-med (Pyrithione Zinc and Disodium Undecylenamido-MEA-sulfosuccinate)
    Permamed, Switzerland
  • V-Druf (Pyrithione Zinc and Ketoconazole)
    Coral, Georgia
  • Z.P.Dermil
    Edol, Portugal
  • Zetion
    Mustafa Nevzat, Turkey
  • Zincation
    Isdin, Spain
  • Zincon
    Medtech, United States
  • ZNP
    Stiefel, United States
  • Zocon (Pyrithione Zinc and Fluconazole)
    FDC, India
  • Z-Plus (Pyrithione Zinc and Levomenthol)
    Dormer, Canada


JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
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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