Hygromycin B

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

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0031282-04-9

Chemical Formula

C20-H37-N3-O13

Molecular Weight

527

Therapeutic Categories

Antibacterial: Aminoglycoside

Anthelmintic agent

Chemical Name

O-6-Amino-6-deoxy-L-glycero-D-galacto-heptopyranosylidene-(1->2-3)-O-β-D-talopyranosyl(1->5)-2-deoxy-N³-methyl-D-streptamine

Foreign Names

  • Hygromycinum B (Latin)
  • Hygromycin B (German)

Generic Names

  • Hyanthelmix (IS)
  • Hygrovetine (IS)

Brand Names

  • Hygromix Tylan (Hygromycin B and Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Hygromix (Hygromycin B and Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Hygromix (veterinary use)
    ADM Alliance Nutrition, United States; Alpharma, United States; Elanco Animal Health, United States; International Nutrition, United States; Provimi North America, United States
  • Purina (veterinary use)
    Virbac, United States
  • Tylosin (Hygromycin B and Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States

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