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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 2016, JP XVI, NF 33, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Thymolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Amos Bioparsol-3 (Thymol and Benzocaine (veterinary use))
    Kommer, Netherlands
  • Apiguard (veterinary use)
    Apimedi, Switzerland; Qalian, France; Vita, Belgium; Vita, Ireland; Vita, Netherlands
  • Apiguard Gel (25% Thymol) (veterinary use)
    Vita Europe Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Cresophene (Thymol and Dexamethasone)
    Septodont, France; Septodont, Lithuania; Septodont, Poland
  • Delrosa (Thymol and Triclosan)
    Delta Pharma, Egypt
  • Dermatran (Thymol and Benzocaine (veterinary use))
    A.A.-Vet, Netherlands
  • Eucaryl (Thymol and Dexamethasone)
    Ato Zizine, France
  • Fluothane (Thymol and Halothane)
    AstraZeneca, Brazil
  • Kamistad (Thymol and Lidocaine)
    STADA, Hong Kong
  • Thymol
    Mylan Seiyaku, Japan
  • Thymol Glycerin Compound (Thymol and Glycerol)
    PSM, New Zealand
  • Thymovar (veterinary use)
    Andermatt, Belgium; Andermatt, Switzerland; Andermatt, United Kingdom; Andermatt, Netherlands; Veto-Pharma, France


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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