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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

Antibacterial: Aminoglycoside

Chemical Name

4-O-[3α-Amino-6α-[(4-amino-4-deoxy-α-D-glucopyranosyl)oxyl]-2,3,4,4aβ,6,7,8,8aα-octahydro-8β-hydroxy-7β-(metylamino)pyrano[3,2-b]pyran-2α-yl]-2-deoxy-D-streptamine (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Apramycinum (Latin)
  • Apramycin (German)
  • Apramycine (French)
  • Apramicina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Apralan 100 for Pigs [veterinary use]
    Elanco Animal Health, Australia
  • Apramycin aniMedica [veterinary use]
    aniMedica, Germany
  • Apravet [veterinary use]
    Huvepharma, Belgium
  • Apralan [veterinary use]
    Elanco Animal Health, Australia; Elanco Animal Health, Ireland; Elanco Animal Health, United States; Elanco Deutschland GmbH, Germany; Eli Lilly and Company, United Kingdom; Eli Lilly Benelux, Belgium; Lilly Vet, France; Lilly-Elanco, Italy
  • Apralan Oplosbaar 100% [veterinary use]
    Lilly-Elanco, Netherlands
  • Apravet [veterinary use]
    Huvepharma, United Kingdom; Huvepharma, Ireland; Huvepharma-B, Italy
  • Concentrat VO 57 Apramycine 20 Porcins et Lapins [veterinary use]
    Sogeval, France


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended 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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