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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories

Antifungal agent


Chemical Names

A methyl ester of partricin, an antibiotic obtained from cultures of Steptomyces aureofaciens or produced by any other means (WHO)

A methyl ester of partricin, which is a mixture in a constant ratio (about 1:1) of two polyene (heptaene) substances with very similar structure (not yet fully elucidated) and very similar biological properties (USAN)

A mixture of the methyl esters of two related polyene macrolide antibiotics obtained from a strain of Streptomyces aurofaciens or by any other means (BAN)

Methylpartricin (USAN)

Partricin methyl ester

Foreign Names

  • Mepartricinum (Latin)
  • Mepartricin (German)
  • Mépartricine (French)
  • Mepartricina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Mepartricin (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Mépartricine (OS: DCF)
  • SN 654 (IS)
  • SPA-S 160 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Ipertrofan
    Prospa, Portugal; Societa Prodotti Antibiotici, Poland; SPA, Italy; SPA, Latvia; SPA, Slovakia; SPA - Societa Prodotti Antibiotici, Czech Republic; SPA-Societa Prodotti Antibiotici, Lithuania
  • Tricandil
    Prospa, Portugal; SPA, Italy
  • Tricangine
    Aché, Brazil
  • Tricangine-A (Mepartricin and Tetracycline)
    Aché, Brazil

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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