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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

Antiprotozoal: Agent against coccidiosis

Chemical Names

(+/-)-(4-Chlorphenyl)[2,6-dichlor-4-(4,5-dihydro-3,5-dioxo-as-triazin-2(3H)-yl)phenyl]-acetonitril (IUPAC)

(+/-)-(p-Chlorophenyl)[2,6-dichloro-4-(4,5-dihydro-3,5-dioxo-as-triazin-2(3H)-yl)phenyl]- acetonitrile (WHO)

Benzeneacetonitrile, 2,6-dichloro-α-(4-chlorophenyl)-4-(4,5-dihydro-3,5-dioxo-1,2,4-triazin-2(3H)-yl-

Foreign Names

  • Diclazurilum (Latin)
  • Diclazuril (German)
  • Diclazuril (French)
  • Diclazurilo (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Diclazuril (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • R 64433 (IS)
  • Diclazuril (PH: BP vet. 2018, USP 41)
  • Diclazuril for veterinary use (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Diclazurilum ad usum vererinarium (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • BMD / Clinacox [+ Bacitracin] [veterinary use]
    Huvepharma, United States
  • BMD / Clincox [+ Bacitracin] [veterinary use]
    Huvepharma, United States
  • Clinacox / Flavomycin [+ Bambermycin] [veterinary use]
    Huvepharma, United States
  • Clinacox / Stafac [+ Virginiamycin] [veterinary use]
    Huvepharma, United States
  • Clinacox [veterinary use]
    Elanco, South Africa; Huvepharma, United States
  • Diacox [veterinary use]
    Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, United Kingdom
  • Dycoxan [veterinary use]
    Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, United Kingdom
  • Protazil [veterinary use]
    Intervet, United States
  • Sera med Professional Eimerol [veterinary use]
    Alfauna, Switzerland
  • Vecoxan [veterinary use]
    Elanco Animal Health, Ireland; Elanco Animal Health, Norway; Elanco Deutschland GmbH, Germany; Elanco Tiergesundheit AG, Switzerland; Eli Lilly, United Kingdom; Eli Lilly Benelux, Belgium; Janssen-Cilag, Italy; Kernfarm, United Kingdom; Lusomedicamenta-Sociedade, Israel; Virbac, South Africa
  • Vecoxan 2,5 mg/ml für Kälber und Lämmer [veterinary use]
    Elanco Animal Health, Austria
  • Vecoxan 2.5 mg/ml [veterinary use]
    D-Vett, Netherlands; Kernfarm, Netherlands; Lilly Vet, France
  • Vecoxan 2.5 mg/ml voor lammeren en kalveren [veterinary use]
    Lilly-Elanco, Netherlands


BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
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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