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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category

Streptogramin antibacterial

Chemical Name

Antibiotic produced by Streptomyces pristina spiralis, or te same substance produced by any oter means

Foreign Names

  • Pristinamycinum (Latin)
  • Pristinamycin (German)
  • Pristinamycine (French)
  • Pristinamicina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Pristinamycin (OS: BAN)
  • Pristinamycine (OS: DCF)
  • RP 7293 (IS)
  • UNII-C49WS9N75L (IS)

Brand Names

  • Pyostacine
    Rhone-Poulenc Rorer, Lithuania; Sanofi Aventis, Tunisia; Sanofi-Aventis, France

International Drug Name Search


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

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