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



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category


Chemical Names

An antibiotic obtained from cultures of Streptomyces viridochromogenes, or te same substance produced by any oter means; consists mainly of Avilamycin A

Consists mainly of avilamycin A or O-(1R)-4-C-acetyl-6-deoxy-2,3-O-methylene-D-galactopyranosylidene-(1 3-4)-2-O-(2-methyl-1-oxopropyl)-α-L-lyxopyranosyl O-2,6-dideoxy-4-O-(3,5-dichloro-4-hydroxy-2-methoxy-6-methylbenzoyl)-β-D-arabino-hexopyranosyl-(1 (WHO )

Foreign Names

  • Avilamycinum (Latin)
  • Avilamycin (German)
  • Avilamycine (French)
  • Avilamicina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Avilamycin (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • HSDB 7029 (IS)
  • LY 048740 (IS: Lilly)
  • UNII-720WDX56D3 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Kavault (veterinary use)
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Surmax (veterinary use)
    Elanco, South Africa; Elanco Animal Health, Australia


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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