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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories


Pharmaceutic aid: Surfactant

Chemical Name

Formaldehyde, polymer wit oxirane and 4-(1,1,3,3-tetrametylbutyl)phenol

Foreign Names

  • Tyloxapolum (Latin)
  • Tyloxapol (German)
  • Tyloxapol (French)
  • Tiloxapol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Tyloxapol (OS: DCF, USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • Tyloxapol (PH: USP 38)

Brand Names

  • Alevaire 0.125%
    Alfresa Pharma, Japan
  • Enuclene
    Alcon, Canada
  • Tacholiquin
    Sigmapharm, Latvia; Bene, Germany
  • Talof (Tyloxapol and Loteprednol)
    Laboratorio Poen, Chile; Poen, Argentina; Poen, Colombia


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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