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Amitraz

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

Scheme

Prop.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0033089-61-1

Chemical Formula

C19-H23-N3

Molecular Weight

293

Therapeutic Category

Insecticide

Chemical Names

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

N²-(2,4-Dimetylphenyl)-N¹-[(2,4-dimetylphenylimino)metyl]-N¹-metylformimidamid (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. 2015, USP 37)

Brand Names

  • Aludex (veterinary use)
    Intervet, United Kingdom; Intervet Ireland, 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
  • Amitraz (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Germany
  • Apivar (veterinary use)
    Filozoo, Italy; Veto-Pharma, France
  • Biocanitique (veterinary use)
    Véto-Centre, France
  • Certifect (Amitraz and Methoprene, + Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Biokema, Switzerland; Merial, Austria; Merial, Belgium; Merial, Finland; Merial, France; Merial, United Kingdom; Merial, Italy; Merial, Netherlands; Merial GmbH, Germany; Merial Norden, Sweden
  • Ceva Amitraz (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, South Africa
  • Cypertraz (Amitraz and Cypermethrin (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, South Africa
  • Delete (Amitraz and Deltamethrin, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Intervet Schering Plough, South Africa
  • Demotick (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Italy
  • Ectodex (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Germany; Intervet, Netherlands; Intervet Schering Plough, South Africa; MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • Ectoshield (Amitraz and Cypermethrin (veterinary use))
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • Langa Pour Line (Amitraz and Amitraz, + Cypermethrin (veterinary use))
    Elangeni Animal Health, South Africa
  • Langa Pour Line (Amitraz and Cypermethrin, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Elangeni Animal Health, South Africa
  • Milbitraz (veterinary use)
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Norotraz (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, South Africa
  • Preventic (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Australia; Virbac, South Africa
  • Préventic (veterinary use)
    Virbac, France
  • Promeris Duo (Amitraz and Metaflumizone (veterinary use))
    Fort Dodge Animal Health, Poland; Fort Dodge Animal Health, South Africa; Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Pfizer Animal Health, Italy; Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany; Zoetis, France
  • ProMeris Duo (Amitraz and Metaflumizone (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands; Pfizer Limited, Austria
  • Supatraz (veterinary use)
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • Taktic (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Belgium; Intervet, Italy; Intervet, Netherlands; Intervet, Poland; Intervet Ireland, Ireland; Intervet Schering Plough, South Africa; Virbac, Australia; MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • Triatix (Amitraz and Deltamethrin, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Afrivet, South Africa
  • Triatix (veterinary use)
    Afrivet, South Africa

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
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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