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Ovid: Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine

Editors: Ramrakha, Punit S.; Moore, Kevin P. Title: Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine, 2nd Edition Copyright ©1997,2004 Oxford University Press (Copyright 1997, 2004 by Punit S Ramrakha and Kevin P Moore) > Back of Book > Resources > Appendices > Change in names of certain medicinal substances Change in names of certain medicinal substances Currently both British Approved Names (BANs) and recommended International Non-Proprietary Names (rINNs) are in use in the UK and for some substances these names differ, giving rise to confusion and the risk of medication error. Since 1 December 2003, where the names differ the rINN is the correct name.

Former BAN New BAN
Acrosoxacin Rosoxacin
Amethocaine Tetracaine
Amoxycillin Amoxicillin
Amylobarbitone Amobarbital
Amylobarbitone Sodium Amobarbital Sodium
Beclomethasone Beclometasone
Bendrofluazide Bendroflumethiazide
Benorylate Benorilate
Benzhexol Trihexyphenidyl
Benztropine Benzatropine
Busulphan Busulfan
Butobarbitone Butobarbital
Carticaine Articaine
Cephalexin Cefalexin
Cephamandole Nafate Cefamandole Nafate
Cephazolin Cefazolin
Cephradine Cefradine
Chloral betaine Cloral betaine
Chlorbutol Chlorobutanol
Chlormethiazole Clomethiazole
Chlorpheniramine Chlorphenamine
Chlorthalidone Chlortalidone
Cholecalciferol Colecalciferol
Cholestyramine Colestyramine
Clomiphene Clomifene
Colistin Sulphomethate Sodium Colistimethate Sodium
Corticotrophin Corticotropin
Cyclosporin Ciclosporin
Cysteamine Mercaptamine
Danthron Dantron
Desoxymethasone Desoximetasone
Dexamphetamine Dexamfetamine
Dibromopropamidine Dibrompropamidine
Dicyclomine Dicycloverine
Dienoestrol Dienestrol
Dimethicone (s) Dimeticone
Dimethyl Sulphoxide Dimethyl Sulfoxide
Dothiepin Dosulepin
Doxycycline Hydrochloride
(Hemihydrate Hemiethanolate)
Doxycycline Hyclate
Eformoterol Formoterol
Ethamsylate Etamsylate
Ethinyloestradiol Ethinylestradiol
Ethynodiol Etynodiol
Flumethasone Flumetasone
Flupenthixol Flupentixol
Flurandrenolone Fludroxycortide
Frusemide Furosemide
Gestronol Gestonorone
Guaiphenesin Guaifenesin
Hexachlorophane Hexachlorophene
Hexamine Hippurate Methenamine Hippurate
Hydroxyurea Hydroxycarbamide
Indomethacin Indometacin
Lignocaine Lidocaine
Lysuride Lisuride
Methimazole Thiamazole
Methotrimeprazine Levomepromazine
Methyl Cysteine Mecysteine
Methylene Blue Methylthioninium Chloride
Mitozantrone Mitoxantrone
Mustine Chlormethine
Nicoumalone Acenocoumarol
Oestradiol Estradiol
Oestriol Estriol
Oestrone Estrone
Oxpentifylline Pentoxifylline
Phenobarbitone Phenobarbital
Pipothiazine Pipotiazine
Polyhexanide Polihexanide
Potassium Clorazepate Dipotassium Clorazepate
Pramoxine Pramocaine
Procaine Penicillin Procaine Benzylpenicillin
Prothionamide Protionamide
Quinalbarbitone Secobarbital
Riboflavine Riboflavin
Salcatonin Calcitonin (salmon)
Sodium Calciumedetate Sodium Calcium Edetate
Sodium Cromoglycate Sodium Cromoglicate
Sodium Ironedetate Sodium Feredetate
Sodium Picosulphate Sodium Picosulfate
Sorbitan Monostearate Sorbitan Stearate
Stibocaptate Sodium Stibocaptate
Stilboestrol Diethylstilbestrol
Sulphacetamide Sulfacetamide
Sulphadiazine Sulfadiazine
Sulphamethoxazole Sulfamethoxazole
Sulphapyridine Sulfapyridine
Sulphasalazine Sulfasalazine
Sulphathiazole Sulfathiazole
Sulphinpyrazone Sulfinpyrazone
Tetracosactrin Tetracosactide
Thiabendazole Tiabendazole
Thioguanine Tioguanine
Thiopentone Thiopental
Thymoxamine Moxisylyte
Thyroxine Sodium Levothyroxine Sodium
Tribavirin Ribavirin
Trimeprazine Alimemazine
Urofollitrophin Urofollitropin

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