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



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category


Chemical Names

N-Metyl-N'-2,4-xylyl-N-(N-2,4-xylylformimidoyl)formamidine (WHO)

N²-(2,4-Dimetylphenyl)-N¹-[(2,4-dimetylphenylimino)metyl]-N¹-metylformimidamid (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Amitrazum (Latin)
  • Amitraz (German)
  • Amitraz (French)
  • Amitraz (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Amitraz (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • BTS 27419 (IS)
  • U 36059 (IS: Upjohn)
  • Amitraz (PH: BP vet. 2015, USP 38)

Brand Names

  • Aludex (veterinary use)
    Intervet, United Kingdom; Intervet Ireland, Ireland
  • Amidip (veterinary use)
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Amigard (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Amipor (Amitraz and Cypermethrin, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Amitik (veterinary use)
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • Apivar (veterinary use)
    Filozoo, Italy; Veto-Pharma, France
  • Certifect (Amitraz and Methoprene, + Fipronil (veterinary use))
    Biokema, Switzerland; Merial, Austria; Merial, Belgium; Merial, France; Merial, United Kingdom; Merial, Netherlands; Merial Italia, Italy; Merial Norden, Sweden; Selecta, Germany
  • Ceva Amitraz (veterinary use)
    Ceva AH, South Africa
  • Cypertraz (Amitraz and Cypermethrin (veterinary use))
    Ceva AH, South Africa
  • Delete (Amitraz and Deltamethrin, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Intervet SA MSD, South Africa
  • Demotick (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Italy
  • Ectodex (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Netherlands; MSD, Germany; Intervet SA MSD, South Africa; MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • Ectoshield (Amitraz and Cypermethrin (veterinary use))
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • Langa Pour Line (Amitraz and Amitraz, + Cypermethrin (veterinary use))
    Elangeni Animal Health, South Africa
  • Langa Pour Line (Amitraz and Cypermethrin, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Elangeni Animal Health, South Africa
  • Milbitraz (veterinary use)
    Bayer AH, South Africa
  • Mitaban (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • Norotraz (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, South Africa
  • Preventic (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Australia; Virbac, South Africa
  • Promeris Duo (Amitraz and Metaflumizone (veterinary use))
    Fort Dodge Animal Health, Poland; Fort Dodge Animal Health, South Africa; Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Zoetis, France; Zoetis, Italy
  • ProMeris Duo (Amitraz and Metaflumizone (veterinary use))
    Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Supatraz (veterinary use)
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • Taktic (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Belgium; Intervet, Italy; Intervet, Netherlands; Intervet, Poland; Intervet Ireland, Ireland; Virbac, Australia; Intervet SA MSD, South Africa; MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • Triatix (Amitraz and Deltamethrin, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Afrivet, South Africa
  • Triatix (veterinary use)
    Afrivet, South Africa


BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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