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Hygromycin B

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

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0031282-04-9

Chemical Formula

C20-H37-N3-O13

Molecular Weight

528

Therapeutic Categories

Antibacterial: Aminoglycoside

Anthelmintic agent

Chemical Name

O-6-Amino-6-deoxy-L-glycero-D-galacto-heptopyranosylidene-(1->2-3)-O-β-D-talopyranosyl(1->5)-2-deoxy-N³-metyl-D-streptamine

Foreign Names

  • Hygromycinum B (Latin)
  • Hygromycin B (German)

Generic Names

  • Hyanthelmix (IS)
  • Hygrovetine (IS)

Brand Name

  • Hygromix [veterinary use]
    Elanco Animal Health, United States

Glossary

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ISInofficial Synonym

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