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Abamectin

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

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0071751-41-2

Therapeutic Category

Anthelmintic agent

Chemical Name

A mixture consisting of 80% or more of Abamectin Component B₁a (C₄₈H₇₂O₁₄) and 20% or less of Abamectin Component B₁b (C₄₇H₇₀O₁₄) (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Abamectinum (Latin)
  • Abamectin (German)
  • Abamectine (French)
  • Abamectina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Abamectin (OS: USAN)
  • MK 0936 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Abacare (veterinary use)
    J. & M. Veterinary Services, Ireland
  • Abamax (Abamectin and Sodium Selenate (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Abamax (veterinary use)
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Abamectin (veterinary use)
    Western Stock Distributors, Australia
  • Abamectin Baymec (veterinary use)
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Abapor (veterinary use)
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Abinex (veterinary use)
    Bimeda Animal Health, Ireland
  • Absolute Drench (Abamectin and Sodium Selenate (veterinary use))
    Ancare Australia, Australia
  • Alliance (Abamectin and Levamisole, + Oxfendazole (veterinary use))
    MSD, New Zealand
  • Ammo All Wormer Paste for Horses (Abamectin and Morantel (veterinary use))
    Vetpharm, New Zealand
  • Ammo Allwormer (Abamectin and Abamectin (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, Australia
  • Avomec (Abamectin and Triclabendazole (veterinary use))
    Merial Australia, Australia
  • Avomec (veterinary use)
    Merial Australia, Australia
  • Avomec Duel (Abamectin and Closantel (veterinary use))
    Merial Australia, Australia
  • Avotan (veterinary use)
    Intervet SA MSD, South Africa
  • Baymec (veterinary use)
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Bionic HI Mineral (Abamectin and Selenium, + Albendazole, + Cobalt (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Bomectin Gold (veterinary use)
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Canimax (Abamectin and Oxibendazole, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Caprimec (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Australia
  • Clomectin (Abamectin and Closantel (veterinary use))
    Ceva AH, South Africa
  • Converge (Abamectin and Levamisole, + Cobalt, + Sodium selenate (veterinary use))
    MSD, New Zealand
  • Eclipse (Abamectin andLevamisole (veterinary use))
    Merial Australia, Australia
  • Eclipse for Cattle (Abamectin and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Eliminate (veterinary use)
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Equimax (Abamectin and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia; Virbac, South Africa
  • Equitak (Abamectin and Oxfendazole, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Equitak (Abamectin and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Equitak Excel (Abamectin and Oxfendazole, + Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Exil No Worm PA (Abamectin and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Huvepharma, Netherlands
  • Expel (Abamectin and Morantel (veterinary use))
    Value Plus Animal Health Care Products, Australia
  • Farnam for Horses (veterinary use)
    International Animal Health Products Ltd, New Zealand
  • Fasimec (Abamectin andTriclabendazole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health Australasia, Australia
  • Fasimec for Cattle (Abamectin and Triclabendazole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Firstmectin (Abamectin and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Flukamec (Abamectin and Triclabendazole, + Selenium (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Fluxacur (Abamectin and Triclabendazole (veterinary use))
    Intervet SA MSD, South Africa
  • Fortemec (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Genesis (Abamectin and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Ancare Australia, Australia
  • Genesis (veterinary use)
    Ancare Australia, Australia; Merial, New Zealand
  • Genesis for Cattle & Deer (veterinary use)
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Genesis Horse (Abamectin and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Genesis Injection Abamectin Plus Vitamin (Abamectin and Hydroxocobalamin (veterinary use))
    Ancare Australia, Australia
  • Genesis Pour-on (veterinary use)
    Ancare Ireland, Ireland
  • Genesis Ultra (Abamectin and Triclabendazole (veterinary use))
    Ancare Australia, Australia; Merial, New Zealand
  • Genesis Ultra HI Mineral (Abamectin and Closantel, + Selenium, + Cobalt (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Genesis with B12 and Selenium (Abamectin and Selenium, + Cyanocobalamin (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Genesis Xtra Drench (Abamectin and Closantel (veterinary use))
    Ancare Australia, Australia
  • I-Pulse 100-120KG (Abamectin and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • I-Pulse 120-150KG (Abamectin and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • I-Pulse 150-200KG (Abamectin and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • I-Pulse 200-250KG (Abamectin and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Langa (veterinary use)
    Elangeni Animal Health, South Africa
  • Matrix for Sheep (Abamectin and Levamisole, + Oxfendazole (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Maverick (veterinary use)
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • Mec Worma & Bot (veterinary use)
    International Animal Health, Australia
  • MecWorma & Tape (Abamectin and Morantel (veterinary use))
    International Animal Health, Australia
  • Outlaw (Abamectin and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Ovimec (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Paramectin (veterinary use)
    Jurox, Australia; Jurox, New Zealand
  • Paramectin for Cattle (veterinary use)
    Jurox, New Zealand
  • Paramectin Plus for Horses (Abamectin and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Jurox, New Zealand
  • Pegamax (Abamectin and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    CiplaVet, South Africa
  • Promectin (Abamectin and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Kyron, South Africa
  • Promectin (veterinary use)
    Jurox, Australia
  • Promectin Plus (Abamectin and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Jurox, Australia
  • Pyrimide 3-Way Combination for Sheep (Abamectin and Albendazole, + Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Q Drench (Abamectin and Levamisole, + Closantel, + Albendazole (veterinary use))
    Jurox, Australia
  • Q-Drench Multi-Combination for Sheep (Abamectin and Levamisole, + Closantel, + Albendazole (veterinary use))
    Jurox, New Zealand
  • Rametin (Abamectin and Naftalofos (veterinary use))
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia
  • Saturn for Cattle (Abamectin and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Solution LA (Abamectin and Ivermectin (veterinary use))
    Intervet SA MSD, South Africa
  • Startect (Abamectin and Derquantel (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa; Zoetis, United Kingdom; Zoetis, Ireland; Zoetis, New Zealand
  • Switch for Sheep (Abamectin and Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Topline (veterinary use)
    Virbac, New Zealand
  • Troika Combination for Sheep (Abamectin and Albendazole, + Levamisole (veterinary use))
    Jurox, New Zealand
  • ValuMAX (Abamectin and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Value Plus Animal Health Care Products, Australia
  • Valumec (veterinary use)
    Value Plus Animal Health Care Products, Australia
  • Verminthel-D (Abamectin and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Huvepharma, Netherlands
  • Virbamax (Abamectin and Praziquantel (veterinary use))
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Virbamax (veterinary use)
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Virbamec (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Australia
  • Virbamec Antiparasitic (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Australia
  • Virbamec Oral Plus Selenium (Abamectin and Selenium (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia
  • Y-Tex AGRESSOR (Abamectin and Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Flycam, Australia
  • Zoomec (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories Australia, Australia
  • Zoomec Plus Selenium (Abamectin and Sodium Selenate (veterinary use))
    Norbrook, New Zealand; Norbrook Laboratories Australia, Australia

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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