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Substance Name: Polycarbophil [INN]
RN: 9003-97-8
UNII: W25LM17A4W

Note

  • Synthetic, loosely cross-linked, hydrophilic resin of the polycarboxylic type; marketed as a stool normalizer; used in the treatment of both constipation & diarrhea.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Codes

  • Antidiarrheals
  • Cathartics
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Gastrointestinal Agents
  • Laxative
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Polycarbophil [INN]

Synonyms

  • Carbopol EX 55
  • Fibercon
  • Mitrolan
  • Noveon AA-1
  • Noveon CA-2
  • Policarbofila
  • Policarbofila [INN-Spanish]
  • Polycarbofil
  • Polycarbophil
  • Polycarbophile
  • Polycarbophile [INN-French]
  • Polycarbophilum
  • Polycarbophilum [INN-Latin]
  • Sorboquel
  • UNII-W25LM17A4W
  • Wl 140
  • WL-140

Systematic Names

  • Calcium polycarbophil
  • Carbofil

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9003-97-8

FDA UNII

  • W25LM17A4W

Other Registry Number

  • 146239-85-2

System Generated Number

  • 0009003978

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rat LD50 oral 20gm/kg (20000mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: OTHER CHANGES Pharmacotherapy Vol. 2, Pg. 18, 1982.