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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

6-(7(R)-{5(S)-Etyl-5-[5(R)-etyltetrahydro-5-hydroxy-6(S)-metyl-2H-pyran-2(R)-yl]tetrahydro-3(S)-metyl-2(S)-furyl}-4(S)-hydroxy-3(R),5(S)-dimetyl-6-oxononyl)-2,3-cresotic acid (WHO)

6-{(3R,4S,5S,7R)-7-[(2S,3S,5S)-5-Etyl-5-((2R,5R,6S)-5-etyl-5-hydroxy-6-metyltetrahydropyran-2-yl)-3-metyltetrahydrofuran-2-yl]-4-hydroxy-3,5-dimetyl-6-oxononyl}-2-hydroxy-3-metylbenzoesäure (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Lasalocidum (Latin)
  • Lasalocid (German)
  • Lasalocide (French)
  • Lasalocido (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Lasalocid (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Ro 2-2985 (IS)
  • X-537 A (IS)
  • Lasalocid Sodium (OS: BANM)
  • E 763 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Aureomycin and Bovatec (Lasalocid and Chlortetracycline (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Avatec / Albac (Lasalocid and Bacitracin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Avatec / Baciferm (Lasalocid and Bacitracin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Avatec / BMD (Lasalocid and Bacitracin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Avatec / Flavomycin (Lasalocid and Bambermycin (veterinary use))
    Huvepharma, United States
  • Avatec / Fortracin (Lasalocid and Bacitracin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Avatec / Lincomix (Lasalocid and Lincomycin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Avatec / Stafac (Lasalocid and Virginiamycin (veterinary use))
    Phibro Animal Health, United States; Zoetis, United States
  • Avatec (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • Bovatec / MGA / Tylan (Lasalocid and Melengestrol, + Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Bovatec / MGA (Lasalocid and Melengestrol (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Bovatec / Terramycin (Lasalocid and Oxytetracycline (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Bovatec (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • Crystalyx (veterinary use)
    Ridley, United States
  • Heifermax plus Bovatec (Lasalocid and Melengestrol (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Iono Lyx (veterinary use)
    Ridley, United States
  • Moormans Cattle Minerals BT (veterinary use)
    ADM Alliance Nutrition, United States
  • Purina Sugar Mag Block 1440 BVT (veterinary use)
    Purina Animal Nutrition, United States
  • Avatec (veterinary use)
    Alpharma, Israel; Instavet, South Africa; Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • Bovatec (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, New Zealand; Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • MGA plus Bovatec plus Tylovet (Lasalocid and Melengestrol, + Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Huvepharma, United States
  • Taurotec (veterinary use)
    Instavet, South Africa


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
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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