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Thymol (International)

Note: In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Pharmaceutic aid

Antiseptic agent

Anthelmintic agent

Ectoparasiticide, treatment of varroosis

Chemical Name

Phenol, 5-metyl-2-(1-metyletyl)-

Foreign Names

  • Thymolum (Latin)
  • Thymol (German)
  • Thymol (French)

Generic Names

  • Thymol (OS: DCF, JAN)
  • Thymol (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII, NF 33, Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Thymolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Amos Bioparsol-3 [+ Benzocaine] [veterinary use]
    Kommer, Netherlands
  • Apiguard [veterinary use]
    Qalian, France; Vita, Belgium; Vita, Ireland; Vita, Netherlands; Vita Europe Limited, Poland; Vita Europe, Estonia
  • Apiguard Gel (25% Thymol) [veterinary use]
    Vita Europe Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Artisal [+ Methyl Salicylate, + Camphor, + Levomenthol]
    TRB Pharma Industria Quimica e Farmaceutica, Brazil
  • Cresophene [+ Dexamethasone, + Parachlorophenol]
    Septodont, Spain
  • Cresophene [+ Dexamethasone]
    Septodont, France; Septodont, Kuwait; Septodont, Lithuania; Septodont, Poland
  • Delrosa [+ Triclosan]
    Delta Pharma, Egypt
  • Eucaryl [+ Dexamethasone]
    Ato Zizine, France
  • Goldix [+ Levomenthol, + Camphor]
    Opalia, Tunisia
  • Kamistad [+ Lidocaine]
    STADA, Hong Kong; Stada Pharmaceuticals, China
  • Listerine [+ Eucalyptol, + Methyl Salicylate, + Levomenthol]
    Pfizer, Kuwait
  • Orasept [+ Benzoic Acid]
    Spimaco, Kuwait
  • Pilobloc [+ Pilocarpine]
    Santen OY-SF, Italy
  • Rinostil [+ Eucalyptol, + Chlorobutanol, + Camphor, + Menthol]
    Deca, Italy
  • SM-33 [+ Lidocaine, + Levomenthol, + Salicylic Acid, + Glycerol]
    Bayer Consumer Care, Australia
  • Thymol
    Mylan Seiyaku, Japan; Perrigo, Australia
  • Thymol Glycerin Compound [+ Glycerol]
    PSM, New Zealand
  • Thymol Mouthwash [+ Methyl Salicylate, + Levomenthol]
    Orion, New Zealand
  • Thymovar [veterinary use]
    Andermatt, Belgium; Andermatt, Switzerland; Andermatt, United Kingdom; Andermatt, Netherlands; Veto-Pharma, France
  • Thymovar 15g dla pszczot miodnych For honey bees [veterinary use]
    Bioveta, Poland
  • Timol Pharma Arte
    Pharma Arte, Paraguay


DCFDénomination Commune Française
JANJapanese Accepted Name
NFThe National Formulary (USA)
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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