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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: Polypeptide

Chemical Name


Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Gramicidin (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • Gramicidina (OS: DCIT)
  • Gramicidine (OS: DCF)
  • Gramidine (IS)
  • Gramicidin (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Gramicidine (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Gramicidinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • AK Spore (Gramicidin and Neomycin, + Polymyxin B)
    Akorn, Peru
  • Blecidex (Gramicidin and Dexamethasone, + Framycetin)
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Centacomb (Gramicidin and Neomycin, + Nystatin, + Triamcinolone)
    Europharm, Hong Kong
  • Dermacombin (Gramicidin and Nystatin, + Neomycin, + Triamcinolone)
    Taro, Thailand
  • Dicortineff (Gramicidin and Neomycin, + Fludrocortisone)
    Warszawskie Zaklady Farmaceutyczne Polfa, Lithuania
  • Dicortineff (Gramicidin and Neomycin, + Fludrocortisone (veterinary use))
    Polfa Warszawa, Poland
  • FG Troches Meiji (Gramicidin and Framycetin)
    Meiji, Indonesia
  • Flodermol (Gramicidin and Fluocinolone Acetonide, + Neomycin)
    Juventus, Spain
  • In-quadeicren (Gramicidin and Nystatin, + Triamcinolone, + Neomycin)
    CBC, Hong Kong
  • Midacina (Gramicidin and Neomycin, + Fluocinolone Acetonide)
    Lensa, Spain
  • Neosyd (Gramicidin and Polymyxin B, + Neomycin)
    Global Multi Pharmalab, Indonesia
  • Oftabiotico (Gramicidin and Neomycin, + Polymyxin B)
    Nicolich, Chile
  • Poly-Oph (Gramicidin and Neomycin, + Polymyxin B)
    Seng Thai, Hong Kong
  • Polysporin (Gramicidin and Polymyxin B)
    Johnson & Johnson, Canada
  • Polysporin Antibiotic Plus Pain Relief (Gramicidin and Polymyxin B, + Lidocaine)
    Johnson & Johnson, Canada
  • Polysporin For Kids (Gramicidin and Polymyxin B, + Lidocaine (pediatric))
    Johnson & Johnson, Canada
  • Polysporin Triple Antibiotic (Gramicidin and Polymyxin B, + Bacitracin)
    Johnson & Johnson, Canada
  • Polytopic (Gramicidin and Polymyxin B)
    Sandoz, Canada
  • ratio-Triacomb (Gramicidin and Neomycin, + Nystatin, + Triamcinolone)
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • Sandoz Opticort (Gramicidin and Dexamethasone, + Framycetin)
    Sandoz, Canada
  • Sofracort (Gramicidin and Framycetin, + Dexamethasone)
    sanofi-aventis, Canada
  • Sofradex (Gramicidin and Framycetin, + 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
  • Soframycin (Gramicidin and Framycetin)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Egypt
  • Sulned (Gramicidin and Neomycin, + Polymyxin B)
    Pizzard, Mexico
  • Topifram (Gramicidin and Desoximetasone, + Framycetin)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand
  • Triple Antibiotic (Gramicidin and Bacitracin, + Polymyxin B)
    Taro, Canada
  • Ultraderm (Gramicidin and Neomycin)
    Arab Pharmaceutical Manufacturer, Lebanon
  • Viaderm-K.C. (Gramicidin and Triamcinolone, + Neomycin, + Nystatin)
    Taro, Canada
  • Xanalin (Gramicidin and Polymyxin B, + Neomycin)
    Allergan, Thailand


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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