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Thymol

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

Scheme

NF

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000089-83-8

Chemical Formula

C10-H14-O

Molecular Weight

150

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

Glossary

TermDefinition
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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