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



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Cephalosporin

Chemical Name


Foreign Names

  • Cefquinomum (Latin)
  • Cefquinom (German)
  • Cefquinome (French)
  • Cefquinoma (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cefquinome (OS: BAN)
  • HR 111V (IS: Hoechst)
  • Cefquinome Sulfate (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • HR 111 V-sulfate (IS: HoechstRoussel)

Brand Names

  • Cobactan (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Netherlands; Intervet, Poland; Intervet, Poland; Intervet / Schering-Plough Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Cephaguard (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Ireland; Virbac, United Kingdom
  • Cobactan LA (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Austria; Intervet, Netherlands
  • Cobactan (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Austria; Intervet, Belgium; Intervet, Germany; Intervet, France; Intervet, United Kingdom; Intervet, Israel; Intervet, Italy; Intervet, Poland; Intervet, South Africa; Intervet / Schering-Plough Animal Health, New Zealand; Intervet International B.V., Luxembourg; Veterinaria, Switzerland; Virbac, Luxembourg
  • Virbactan (veterinary use)
    Virbac, France

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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