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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: Fluoroquinolone (gyrase inhibitor)

Chemical Name

3-Quinolinecarboxylic acid, 1-cyclopropyl-6-fluoro-1,4-dihydro-7-(5-metyl-2,5-diazabicyclo[2.2.1]hept-2-yl)-4-oxo-

Foreign Names

  • Danofloxacinum (Latin)
  • Danofloxacin (German)
  • Danofloxacine (French)
  • Danofloxacino (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Advocin (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Ireland; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands; Zoetis, Ireland; Zoetis, United States
  • Danocin (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands
  • A180 (Advocine 180) (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, France
  • Advocid (veterinary use)
    Pfizer, Austria; Zoetis, Germany
  • Advocid 18% (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, Switzerland
  • Advocid 2.5% (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, Switzerland; Zoetis, Germany
  • Advocin (veterinary use)
    Pfizer, Israel; Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa; Zoetis, Finland; Zoetis, United Kingdom; Zoetis Belgium, Belgium
  • Advocin 2.5 % (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United Kingdom; Zoetis Belgium, Belgium
  • Advocine (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, France
  • Advovet (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, Italy


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
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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