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Sodium Tetradecyl Sulfate

In the US, Sodium Tetradecyl Sulfate (sodium tetradecyl sulfate systemic) is a member of the drug class sclerosing agents and is used to treat Varicose Veins.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Agent for local antivaricose therapy

Sclerosing agent

Chemical Name

1-Tetradecanol, hydrogen sulfate, sodium salt

Foreign Names

  • Natrii tetradecylis sulfas (Latin)
  • Natrium tetradecylsulfat (German)
  • Tétradécyl sulfate de sodium (French)
  • Tetradecilsulfato sodico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Sodium myristyl sulfate (IS)
  • Sodium tetradecyl sulphate (IS)
  • Tergitol 4 (IS)
  • Tetradecylhydrogensulfat, Natriumsalz (IS)
  • Sodium Tetradecyl Sulfate Concentrate (PH: BP 2016)

Brand Names


ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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