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Sodium Dibunate



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Cough suppressant

Chemical Names

Sodium 2,6-di-tert-butyl-1-naphtalenesulfonate (WHO)

Sodium 2,6-di-tert-butylnaphtalene-1-sulfonate (BAN)

Foreign Names

  • Natrii dibunas (Latin)
  • Natrium dibunat (German)
  • Sodium, dibunate de (French)
  • Sodio, dibunato de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Dibunate Sodium (OS: JAN)
  • Sodio dibunato (OS: DCIT)
  • Sodium Dibunate (OS: BAN)
  • Dibutylnaphatalene sodium salt (IS)
  • Grotux (IS)
  • L 1633 (IS)

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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