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



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Sulfonamide

Chemical Name

Benzenesulfonamide, 4-amino-N-(aminoiminomethyl)-

Foreign Names

  • Sulfaguanidinum (Latin)
  • Sulfaguanidin (German)
  • Sulfaguanidine (French)
  • Sulfaguanidina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Sulfaguanidina (OS: DCIT)
  • Sulfaguanidine (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • Guanicil (IS)
  • RP 2275 (IS)
  • Ruocid (IS)
  • Sulfanilguanidin (IS)
  • Sulginum (IS)
  • Sulphaguanidine (IS)
  • Sulfaguanidin (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Sulfaguanidine (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Franç. X)
  • Sulfaguanidinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Helv. 8, Ph. Int. 2)

Brand Names

  • Bieskadog (Sulfaguanidine and Framycetin (veterinary use))
    Ceva, France
  • Enteramid (Sulfaguanidine and Formosulfathiazole, + Sulfadimidine (veterinary use))
    Biowet Pulawy, Poland
  • Enterogast (Sulfaguanidine and Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland
  • Enzoo Group (Sulfaguanidine and Salicylic Acid (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Hémodiarh (Sulfaguanidine and Sulfadimidine (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Intestidog (Sulfaguanidine and Alverine (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Intestivo (Sulfaguanidine and Colistin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, France
  • Suibicol (Sulfaguanidine and Zinc Oxide (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland
  • Sulfaguanidin Actavis
    Balkanpharma, Bulgaria
  • Sulfaguanidine
    Siphat, Tunisia
  • Tetrawest N (Sulfaguanidine and Tetracycline (veterinary use))
    Stricker, Switzerland
  • Veto-anti-diar (Sulfaguanidine and Aluminium Salicylate (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, Luxembourg
  • Véto-Anti-Diar (Sulfaguanidine and Aluminium Salicylate (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, France

International Drug Name Search


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

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