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Racecadotril (International)



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 2018, Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Racecadotrilum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Abirace
    Alpic Biotech, India
  • Acetorphan Children
    epci, Egypt
  • Acetril
    Dhara, India
  • AD
    Hetero, India
  • AD-DT
    Hetero, India
  • Aquasec
    Micro Nova, India
  • Avide
    Aché, Brazil
  • Cadot
    Invision, India
  • Cadotril
    Medifarma, Peru; Ordain, India
  • Cadotril Lactantes [pediatric]
    Medifarma, Peru
  • Cadotril Niños
    Medifarma, Peru
  • Caretril
    Glomed Pharmaceutical Company, Vietnam
  • Coleflux
    Farmindustria, Peru
  • Diarfix
    CristerS, France
  • Dirasec
    AHPL, India
  • Dotril
    Apex, India
  • Dotvil
    Genesis, India
  • Du La Bao
    Bai Li Pharmaceutical, China
  • Enuff
    Hetero, India
  • Enuff-DT
    Hetero, India
  • Feloact 30
    Ambica, Philippines
  • Feng Hai Ting
    Zhengda Fenghai Pharmaceutical, China
  • Hidrasec
    Abbott, Malaysia; Abbott, Philippines; Abbott, Thailand; Abbott Laboratories, Croatia (Hrvatska); Abbott Laboratories S.A., China; Bagó, Ecuador; Bioprojet, Czech Republic; Bioprojet, Lithuania; Bioprojet, Netherlands; Bioprojet Europe, Estonia; Bioprojet Europe, Poland; Bioprojet Europe, Slovenia; Bioprojet Pharma, Romania; Ferrer, Costa Rica; Ferrer, Dominican Republic; Ferrer, Guatemala; Ferrer, Honduras; Ferrer, Nicaragua; Ferrer, Panama; Ferrer, El Salvador; Ferrer Internacional, Spain; Ferrer Pharma, Paraguay; Ferrer Therapeutics, Mexico; Ferrer-Galenica, Greece; Laboratoire Sophartex, Macedonia; Laboratoires Sophartex, Serbia; Laboratorio Ferrer Chile, Chile; Leti, Venezuela; Lincoln Medical, United Kingdom; Mylan, Latvia; Nordic Drugs, Denmark; Nordic Drugs, Finland; Nordic Drugs, Sweden; Sophartex, Georgia; Sophartex, Russian Federation; Sophartex, Slovakia; Abbott Laboratories S, Singapore
  • Hidrasec [pediatric]
    Abbott, Hong Kong; Bioprojet Europe, Slovenia
  • Hidrasec 100 mg
    Bioprojet Europe, Hungary; Sophartex, Bulgaria
  • Hidrasec 10mg
    Sophartex, Bulgaria
  • Hidrasec 30mg
    Sophartex, Bulgaria
  • Hidrasec Baby [pediatric]
    Bioprojet, Netherlands
  • Hidrasec Baby 10 mg [pediatric]
    Bioprojet Europe, Hungary
  • Hidrasec Children [pediatric]
    Abbott, Malaysia
  • Hidrasec Infants [pediatric]
    Abbott, Malaysia
  • Hidrasec Junior [pediatric]
    Bioprojet, Netherlands
  • Hidrasec Junior 30 mg [pediatric]
    Bioprojet Europe, Hungary
  • Hidratan
    Novophar, Paraguay
  • Hydral
    Alembic, India
  • Imotec
    McNeil, Romania
  • ImoViva
    Janssen-Cilag, Bulgaria
  • Lomorest
    Zuventus, India
  • Mo Ni Ka
    Hainan Hailing Pharmacuetical, China
  • Mold
    Aversi, Georgia
  • Mold-Aversi
    Aversi, Georgia
  • Pedidot
    Elder, India
  • Racaril
    East West, India
  • Racecadotril BGR
    Biogaran, France
  • Racecadotril Biogaran Conseil
    Biogaran, France
  • Racecadotril Double-E
    Double-E pharma, Netherlands
  • Racecadotrila Ache
    Aché, Brazil
  • Racecadotrila Biosintetica
    Biosintética, Brazil
  • Racedagim 10
    Agimexpharm Pharmaceutical Joint Stock Company, Vietnam
  • Racedagim 100
    Agimexpharm Pharmaceutical Joint Stock Company, Vietnam
  • Racedagim 30
    Agimexpharm Pharmaceutical Joint Stock Company, Vietnam
  • Racedril-Humanity
    XL, Georgia
  • Race-F
    Bestochem, India
  • Racenil
    Finecure Pharmaceuticals, India
  • Racex
    Zee Lab, India
  • Racigyl-O [+ Ofloxacin]
    Mankind, India
  • Racy
    AHPL, India
  • Raxerin
    Ilko, Turkey
  • Redotil
    Dr. Reddy's, India
  • Rontap
    Aamorb, India
  • R-Tril
    Jpee, India
  • Secohidrat
    Celsius, Uruguay
  • Tiorfan
    Bago, Brazil; Bioproject, Tunisia; Bioprojet, France; Bioprojet Europe, Poland; Ferrer Internacional, Spain; Ferrer-Azevedos, Portugal; Quimica Suiza, Peru
  • Tiorfan 100mg
    Bioprojet, Germany
  • Tiorfan 10mg
    Bioprojet, Germany
  • Tiorfan 30mg
    Bioprojet, Germany
  • Tiorfan Enfants [pediatric]
    Bioproject, Tunisia; Bioprojet, France
  • Tiorfan Infantil [pediatric]
    Ferrer-Azevedos, Portugal
  • Tiorfan Lactantes [pediatric]
    Ferrer Internacional, Spain
  • Tiorfan Niños
    Ferrer Internacional, Spain
  • Tiorfan Nourrisson [pediatric]
    Bioprojet, France
  • Tiorfan nourrissons [pediatric]
    Bioproject, Tunisia
  • Tiorfanor
    Bioprojet, France
  • Tiorfast
    Bioprojet, France
  • Tiorfix
    Abbott, Italy; Bioprojet Europe, Belgium
  • Tiorfix Baby [pediatric]
    Bioprojet Europe, Belgium
  • Tiorfix Baby-10mg [pediatric]
    Bioprojet Europe, Luxembourg
  • Tiorfix BB [pediatric]
    Abbott, Italy
  • Tiorfix Junior [pediatric]
    Bioprojet Europe, Belgium
  • Tiorfix Junior-30mg [pediatric]
    Bioprojet Europe, Luxembourg
  • Tiorfix-100mg
    Bioprojet Europe, Luxembourg
  • Tiortec
    Pharmacare, Tunisia
  • Tiortec enfant [pediatric]
    Pharmacare, Tunisia
  • Tiortec nourrissons [pediatric]
    Pharmacare, Tunisia
  • Trotz
    Wallace, India
  • Vaprino
    Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland, Germany
  • Zedott
    Torrent, India
  • Zenof-R [+ Ofloxacin]
    Zenon, India
  • 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

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