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



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category


Chemical Names

N-Methyl-N'-2,4-xylyl-N-(N-2,4-xylylformimidoyl)formamidine (WHO)

N²-(2,4-Dimethylphenyl)-N¹-[(2,4-dimethylphenylimino)methyl]-N¹-methylformimidamid (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Amitrazum (Latin)
  • Amitraz (German)
  • Amitraz (French)
  • Amitraz (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Amitraz (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • BTS 27419 (IS)
  • U 36059 (IS: Upjohn)
  • Amitraz (PH: BP vet. 2011, USP 34)

Brand Names

  • Aludex (veterinary use)
    Intervet, United Kingdom; Intervet, Ireland
  • Amidip (veterinary use)
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Amigard (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Amipor (Amitraz and Cypermethrin, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Amitik (veterinary use)
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • Amitix (veterinary use)
    Schering-Plough Animal Health, South Africa
  • Amitraz (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Germany
  • Apivar (veterinary use)
    Veto-Pharma, France
  • Apiwarol (veterinary use)
    Biowet Pulawy, Poland
  • Biowar (veterinary use)
    Biowet Pulawy, Poland
  • Ceva Amitraz (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, South Africa
  • Crede Ecto Imatraz (veterinary use)
    Experto Vet, South Africa
  • Crede Ecto Tracypor (Amitraz and Cypermethrin (veterinary use))
    Experto Vet, South Africa
  • Delete (Amitraz and Deltamethrin, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Intervet, South Africa
  • Deltaderm Demadex (veterinary use)
    Ceva Delvet, Australia
  • Demotick (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Italy
  • Ectodex (veterinary use)
    Alfamed, Portugal; Intervet, Germany; Intervet, Netherlands; Intervet, South Africa
  • MDB Cypertraz (Amitraz and Cypermethrin (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, South Africa
  • Milbitraz (veterinary use)
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Mitaban (veterinary use)
    Pharmacia & Upjohn vet, United States
  • Pertanol (veterinary use)
    Sociedade Permutadora, S.A., Portugal
  • Preventic (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Switzerland; Virbac, Australia; Virbac, Italy; Virbac, Luxembourg; Virbac, South Africa; Virbac de Portugal, Portugal
  • Préventic (veterinary use)
    Virbac, France
  • Promeris Duo (Amitraz and Metaflumizone (veterinary use))
    Fort Dodge, Austria; Fort Dodge, United Kingdom; Fort Dodge Animal Health, Poland; Fort Dodge Animal Health, South Africa; Orion, Sweden; Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany; Pfizer Santé Animale, France; Scanvet, Finland
  • Supatraz (veterinary use)
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • Sytraz (veterinary use)
    Iapsa Portuguesa Pecuária, Lda, Portugal
  • Taktic (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Austria; Intervet, Belgium; Intervet, Ireland; Intervet, Italy; Intervet, Netherlands; Intervet, Poland; Intervet, South Africa; Intervet / Schering-Plough Animal Health, New Zealand; Intervet Schering-Plough Animal Health, Portugal; Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, Australia; Veterinaria, Switzerland; Virbac, Australia
  • Tickamit (veterinary use)
    Quifipor - Química Fina Portuguesa, Lda., Portugal
  • Triatix (Amitraz and Deltamethrin, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Afrivet, South Africa
  • Triatix (veterinary use)
    Afrivet, South Africa

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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