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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories


Antifungal agent

Chemical Names

A metyl ester of partricin, an antibiotic obtained from cultures of Steptomyces aureofaciens or produced by any oter means (WHO)

A metyl ester of partricin, which is a mixture in a constant ratio (about 1:1) of two polyene (heptaene) substances wit very similar structure (not yet fully elucidated) and very similar biological properties (USAN)

A mixture of te metyl esters of two related polyene macrolide antibiotics obtained from a strain of Streptomyces aurofaciens or by any oter means (BAN)

Metylpartricin (USAN)

Partricin metyl ester

Foreign Names

  • Mepartricinum (Latin)
  • Mepartricin (German)
  • Mépartricine (French)
  • Mepartricina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Mepartricin (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Mépartricine (OS: DCF)
  • SN 654 (IS)
  • SPA-S 160 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Ipertrofan
    Lex ano, Lithuania; Limedika, Lithuania; Prospa, Portugal; Sanital, Pakistan; Societa Prodotti Antibiotici SPA, Poland; SPA, Italy; SPA-Societa Prodotti Antibiotici, Lithuania
  • Ipertrofan 40
    SPA, Romania
  • Tricandil
    SPA, Italy
  • Tricangine-A [+ Tetracycline]
    Aché, Brazil


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
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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