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



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Macrolide

Chemical Name

Leucomycin V, 9-deoxy-12,13-epoxy-12,13-dihydro-9-oxo-, 3-acetate 4B-(3-metylbutanoate), (12S,13S)-

Foreign Names

  • Carbomycinum (Latin)
  • Carbomycin (German)
  • Carbomycine (French)
  • Carbomicina (Spanish)

Generic Name

Brand Name

  • Magna Terramycin (Carbomycin and Oxytetracycline (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States


DCFDénomination Commune Française
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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