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



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Aminoglycoside

Chemical Names

O-2,6-Diamino-2,6-dideoxy-β-L-iodopyranosyl-(1->3)-O-β-D-ribofuranosyl-(1->5)-O-[2,6-diamino-2,6-dideoxy-α-D-glucopyranosyl-(1->4)]-2-deoxy-D-streptamine (WHO)

O-2,6-Diamino-2,6-didesoxy-β-L-iodopyranosyl-(1->3)-O-β-D-ribofuranosyl-(1->5)-O-[2,6-diamino-2,6-didesoxy-α-D-glucopyranosyl-(1->4)]-2-desoxy-D-streptamin (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Corticetine (Framycetin and Dexamethasone)
    Chauvin, Lebanon
  • Dexalocal-F (Framycetin and Dexamethasone)
    CDL Pharmaceutical, Cyprus; Medinova, Lebanon
  • Frakidex (Framycetin and Dexamethasone)
    Chauvin, Lebanon; Chauvin, Tunisia
  • Framidex (Framycetin and Dexamethasone)
    Lansier, Peru
  • Soframycin
    Sanofi Aventis, India
  • Soframycin (Framycetin and Gramicidin)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Egypt
  • Abrasone (Framycetin and Fluocinolone Acetonide)
    Anotaciones Farmaceuticas, Spain
  • Aldoderma (Framycetin and Triamcinolone)
    Aldo Union, Spain
  • Benestermycin (Framycetin and Penethamate Hydroiodide, + Benzylpenicillin (veterinary use))
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Austria; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Sweden; Boehrvet BI-Vetmedica, Germany
  • Bieskadog (Framycetin and Sulfaguanidine (veterinary use))
    Ceva Santé Animale, France
  • Blecidex (Framycetin and Gramicidin, + Dexamethasone)
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Canaural (Framycetin and Fusidic Acid, + Prednisolone, + Nystatin (veterinary use))
    Dechra, Finland; Dechra, Norway; Dechra, Sweden; Dechra Veterinary Products, Belgium; Dechra Veterinary Products, France; Dechra Veterinary Products, United Kingdom; Dechra Veterinary Products A/S, Ireland; Dermcare-Vet, Australia; Gräub, Switzerland; RxVet, New Zealand; VetXX, Austria
  • Canaural (veterinary use)
    VetXX, Israel
  • Canidiarix (Framycetin and Sulfaguanidine, + Atropine (veterinary use))
    Laboratoire TVM, France
  • Cortexan Framycétine (Framycetin and Hydrocortisone)
    Ato Zizine, France
  • Daryant-Tulle
    Darya-Varia, Indonesia
  • Dexacort-O (Framycetin and Dexamethasone)
    Infarmasa, Peru
  • Dexalocal F (Framycetin and Dexamethasone)
    Medinova, Oman
  • Félidiarix (Framycetin and Atropine, + Sulfaguanidine (veterinary use))
    Laboratoire TVM, France
  • FG Troches Meiji (Framycetin and Gramicidin)
    Meiji, Indonesia
  • Fradexam (Framycetin and Dexamethasone (veterinary use))
    Laboratoire TVM, France
  • Frakidex (Framycetin and Dexamethasone)
    Bausch & Lomb, Hong Kong; Bausch & Lomb, Portugal; Chauvin, Hong Kong; Chauvin Bausch & Lomb, France
  • Framixin (Framycetin and Polymyxin B, + Bacitracin (veterinary use))
    Apex Laboratories, Australia
  • Framixin H (Framycetin and Polymyxin B, + Bacitracin, + Hydrocortisone (veterinary use))
    Apex Laboratories, Australia
  • Framomycin (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom; Novartis Animal Health, Ireland
  • Framycort (Framycetin and Dexamethasone)
    Abeefe Bristol-Myers Squibb, Peru
  • Isofra
    Bouchara, Georgia
  • Leukase N
    Dermapharm, Germany
  • Leukase N (Framycetin and Lidocain)
    Dermapharm, Germany
  • Mamyzin A (Framycetin and Benzylpenicillin, + Penethamate (veterinary use))
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vet, Italy
  • Medicortil (Framycetin and Dexamethasone)
    Medifarma, Peru
  • Omnicol (Framycetin and Polymyxin B, + Oxedrine, + Phenylmercuric Nitrate (veterinary use))
    Laboratoire TVM, France
  • Pola
    Royal, Taiwan
  • Sandoz Opticort (Framycetin and Dexamethasone, + Gramicidin)
    Sandoz, Canada
  • Septomixine (Framycetin and Hydrocortisone)
    Septodont, Czech Republic; Septodont, France; Wild, Switzerland
  • Sofracort (Framycetin and Gramicidin, + Dexamethasone)
    sanofi-aventis, Canada
  • Sofradex (Framycetin and Dexamethasone)
    Sanofi Aventis, India
  • Sofradex (Framycetin and Gramicidin, + Dexamethasone)
    Sanofi, Ireland; Sanofi Malta, Malta; Sanofi-Aventis, Australia; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-Aventis, Indonesia; Sanofi-Aventis, Malaysia; Sanofi-Aventis, Norway; Sanofi-Aventis, Singapore; Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand
  • Sofraline (Framycetin and Naphazoline)
    Melisana, Belgium
  • Soframycin
    Roussel, Oman; Sanofi-Aventis, Australia; Sanofi-Aventis, Bangladesh; Sanofi-Aventis, New Zealand
  • Soframycine
    Melisana, Belgium
  • Sofra-Tulle
    Roussel, Oman; Sanofi Aventis, India; Sanofi-Aventis, Bangladesh; Sanofi-Aventis, Indonesia
  • Topifram (Framycetin and Desoximetasone, + Gramicidin)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand
  • Ubro Red Dry Cow (Framycetin and Procaine Benzylpenicillin, +Penethamate Hydriodide (veterinary use))
    Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, Ireland; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, United Kingdom
  • Ubro Yellow Milking Cow (Framycetin and Dihydrostreptomycin, + Penethamate Hydriodide, + Prednisolone (veterinary use))
    Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, Ireland; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, United Kingdom
  • Ubrostar (Framycetin and Benzylpenicillin, + Penethamate Hydriodide (veterinary use))
    Boehringer Ingelheim Santé Animale, France; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, United Kingdom
  • Ubrostar Dry Cow (Framycetin and Benzylpenicillin, + Penethamate Hydriodide (veterinary use))
    Boehringer Ingelheim Animal, Netherlands; Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, Ireland
  • Umpimycin (Framycetin and Penethamate Hydroiodide, + Benzylpenicillin (veterinary use))
    Vetcare, Finland


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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