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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antidiarrheal agent

Enkephalinase inhibitor

Chemical Names

(±)-N-[α-(Mercaptometyl)hydrocinnamoyl]glycine, benzyl ester, acetate (ester) (WHO)

(RS)-Benzyl 2-({2-[(acetylsulfanyl)metyl]-3-phenylpropanoyl}amino)acetat (IUPAC)

Benzyl rac-{2-[(acetylsulfanyl)metyl]-3-phenylpropanamido}acetate (BAN)

Glycine, N-(2-((acetyltio)metyl)-1-oxo-3-phenylpropyl)-, phenylmetyl ester, (+-)-

N-[(R,S)-3-acetyltio-2-benzylpropanoyl]glycine benzyl ester

N-[2-[(Acetyltio)-metyl]-1-oxo-3-phenylpropyl]glycine phenylmetyl ester

Foreign Names

  • Racecadotrilum (Latin)
  • Racecadotril (German)
  • Racécadotril (French)
  • Racecadotrilo (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Racecadotril (OS: BAN)
  • Racécadotril (OS: DCF)
  • Acetorphan (IS)
  • Ecatorfate (IS)
  • Racecadotril (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Racecadotrilum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Acetorphan Children
    epci, Egypt
  • AD
    Hetero, India
  • Aquasec
    Micro Nova, India
  • Cadot
    Invision, India
  • Cadotril
    Medifarma, Peru
  • Diarfix
    CristerS, France
  • Dirasec
    AHPL, India
  • Du La Bao
    Baili Pharmaceutical, China
  • Enuff
    Hetero, India
  • Feloact 30
    Ambica, Philippines
  • Feng Hai Ting
    Zhengda Fenghai Pharmaceutical, China
  • Hidrasec
    Abbott, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Abbott, China; Abbott, Latvia; Abbott, Malaysia; Abbott, Philippines; Abbott, Thailand; Abbott Laboratories, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bagó, Ecuador; Bioprojet, Lithuania; Bioprojet, Netherlands; Bioprojet Europe, Estonia; Bioprojet Europe, Hungary; Bioprojet Europe, Poland; Bioprojet Europe, Slovenia; Bioprojet Europe Ltd., Norway; Ferrer, Costa Rica; Ferrer, Dominican Republic; Ferrer, Guatemala; Ferrer, Honduras; Ferrer, Nicaragua; Ferrer, Panama; Ferrer, El Salvador; Ferrer Therapeutics, Mexico; Fournier, Romania; Galenica, Greece; Laboratoire Sophartex, Vietnam; Laboratorio Ferrer Chile, Chile; Leti, Venezuela; Nordic Drugs, Finland; Nordic Drugs, Sweden; Sophartex, Bulgaria; Sophartex, Slovakia
  • Hidrasec (pediatric)
    Abbott, Hong Kong
  • Hidrasec Baby (pediatric)
    Bioprojet, Netherlands; Bioprojet Europe, Hungary
  • Hidrasec Children (pediatric)
    Abbott, Malaysia
  • Hidrasec Infants (pediatric)
    Abbott, Malaysia
  • Hidrasec Junior (pediatric)
    Bioprojet, Netherlands; Bioprojet Europe, Hungary
  • Hydral
    Alembic, India
  • Lomorest
    Zuventus, India
  • Mo Ni Ka
    Hailing, China
  • Mold
    Aversi, Georgia
  • Mold-Aversi
    Aversi, Georgia
  • Racaril
    East West, India
  • Raceca
    Roussel Vietnam, Vietnam
  • Racecadotril BGR
    Biogaran, France
  • Racecadotril Biogaran Conseil
    Biogaran, France
  • Racecadotril Double-E
    Double-E pharma, Netherlands
  • Racedagim
    Agimexpharm, Vietnam
  • Race-F
    Bestochem, India
  • Racenil
    Finecure Pharmaceuticals, India
  • Racy
    AHPL, India
  • Redotil
    Dr. Reddy's, India
  • R-Tril
    Jpee, India
  • Tiorfan
    Bago, Brazil; Bioproject, Tunisia; Bioprojet, France; Bioprojet Europe, Poland; Ferrer Internacional, Spain; Ferrer, Peru; Ferrer-Azevedos, Portugal
  • Tiorfan Enfants (pediatric)
    Santen, France
  • Tiorfan Infantil
    Ferrer Internacional, Spain
  • Tiorfan Infantil (pediatric)
    Ferrer-Azevedos, Portugal
  • Tiorfan Lactantes (pediatric)
    Ferrer Internacional, Spain
  • Tiorfan Nourrisson (pediatric)
    Bioprojet, France
  • Tiorfan nourrissons (pediatric)
    Bioproject, Tunisia
  • Tiorfanor
    Bioprojet, France
  • Tiorfast
    Bioprojet, France
  • Tiorfix
    Costanzafarma, Italy; Takeda, Belgium
  • Tiorfix Baby (pediatric)
    Takeda, Belgium
  • Tiorfix Junior (pediatric)
    Takeda, Belgium
  • Vaprino
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Switzerland; Boehringer Ingelheim International, Germany
  • Zomatril
    FDC, India


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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