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Monensin

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

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0017090-79-8

Chemical Formula

C36-H62-O11

Molecular Weight

670

Therapeutic Categories

Antibacterial

Antiprotozoal

Antifungal agent

Chemical Name

Antibacterial produced by Streptomyces cinnamonensis

Foreign Names

  • Monensinum (Latin)
  • Monensin (German)
  • Monensin (French)
  • Monensina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Monensin (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • A 3823 A (IS)
  • ATCC 15413 (IS)
  • Lilly 67314 (IS)
  • Monensic Acid (IS)
  • Monensin (PH: USP 38)
  • Monensin Sodium (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • Monensin Sodium (PH: USP 38)

Brand Names

  • Actogain 45 plus Rumensin plus MGA (Monensin and Ractopamine, + Melengestrol (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Actogain 45 plus Rumensin plus Tylovet 100 plus MGA (Monensin and Ractopamine, + Tylosin, + Melengestrol (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Actogain plus Rumensin (Monensin and Ractopamine (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • BMD / Coban (Monensin and Bacitracin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Coban / Flavomycin (Monensin and Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Coban / Tylan (Monensin and Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Coban plus Baciferm (Monensin and Bacitracin (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Coban plus BMD (Monensin and Bacitracin (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Deccox / Rumensin / Tylan (Monensin and Decoquinate, + Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Deccox plus Rumensin plus Tylovet (Monensin and Decoquinate, + Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Huvepharma, United States
  • Heifermax 500/Zilmax/Rumensin (Monensin and Melengestrol, + Zilpaterol (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Heifermax 500/Zilmax/Rumensin/Tylan (Monensin and Melengestrol, + Tylosin, + Zilpaterol (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Kexxtone (veterinary use)
    Lilly, United Kingdom
  • MGA plus Rumensin plus Tylovet (Monensin and Melengestrol, + Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Huvepharma, United States
  • Pasture Gainer Block (veterinary use)
    Purina Animal Nutrition, United States
  • Pulmotil and Rumensin (Monensin and Tilmicosin (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Rumensin (Monensin and Zilpaterol, + Melengestrol (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States
  • Rumensin (veterinary use)
    Elanco Animal Health, Australia
  • Rumensin Max (veterinary use)
    Elanco, New Zealand
  • Rumensin plus Tylovet (Monensin and Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Huvepharma, United States
  • Stafac and Coban (Monensin and Virginiamycin (veterinary use))
    Phibro Animal Health, United States
  • Topmax plus Coban (Monensin and Ractopamine (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Zilmax plus Rumensin (Monensin and Zilpaterol] Cattle (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States
  • Zilmax, Rumensin and Tylan (Monensin and Zilpaterol, + Tylosin] Cattle (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States
  • Zilmax/Rumensin/MGA (Monensin and Melengestrol, + Zilpaterol (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States
  • Zilmax/Rumensin/Tylan/MGA (Monensin and Melengestrol, + Tylosin, + Zilpaterol (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States
  • Zilmax/Rumensin/Tylovet 100/MGA (Monensin and Melengestrol, + Tylosin, + Zilpaterol (veterinary use))
    Huvepharma, United States
  • Albac / Coban (Monensin and Bacitracin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Ancoban (veterinary use)
    Ceva AH, South Africa
  • Aureomycin / Coban (Monensin and Chlortetracycline (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • BMD / Coban (Monensin and Bacitracin (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Cattle Block M (veterinary use)
    Cooperative Research, United States; Ridley, United States
  • ChlorMax / Coban (Monensin and Chlortetracycline (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Coban / BMD (Monensin and Bacitracin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Coban / Lincomix (Monensin and Lincomycin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Coban / Stafac (Monensin and Virginiamycin (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States; Phibro Animal Health, United States
  • Coban (veterinary use)
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Combicox (veterinary use)
    Animate, South Africa
  • Coxidin (veterinary use)
    Agrihealth, New Zealand; Biovet JSC, Israel
  • Deccox / Rumensin (Monensin and Decoquinate (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Ecox (veterinary use)
    Afrivet, South Africa
  • Elancoban (veterinary use)
    Elanco, South Africa; Elanco Animal Health, Australia; Elanco Animal Health, United States; Lilly, Israel
  • Flavomycin / Monensin (Monensin and Bambermycin (veterinary use))
    Huvepharma, United States
  • Heifermax and Rumensin (Monensin and Melengestrol (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Kexxtone (veterinary use)
    Eli Lilly Benelux, Belgium; Lilly, France; Lilly Nederland, Netherlands
  • MGA / Rumensin / Tylan (Monensin and Melengestrol, + Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • MGA / Rumensin (Monensin and Melengestrol (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Moneco (veterinary use)
    International Animal Health, Australia; International Animal Health Products Ltd, New Zealand
  • Monotec (veterinary use)
    Agrivantage, New Zealand
  • Moormans Mintrate Blond Block (veterinary use)
    ADM Alliance Nutrition, United States
  • Moormans Mintrate Red Block RU (veterinary use)
    ADM Alliance Nutrition, United States
  • Optaflexx / Rumensin (Monensin and Ractopamine (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Pennchlor / Coban (Monensin and Chlortetracycline (veterinary use))
    Pennfield, United States
  • PhibroMonensin (veterinary use)
    Phibro Animal Health, Australia
  • Rumag (Monensin and Magnesium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Agri-Feeds, New Zealand
  • Rumensin / Tylan (Monensin and Tylosin (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Rumensin (veterinary use)
    BEC Feed Solutions, Australia; Elanco, New Zealand; Elanco, South Africa; Elanco Animal Health, Australia; Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Rumensin 10% (veterinary use)
    Elanco, New Zealand
  • Rumensin 20% (veterinary use)
    Elanco, New Zealand
  • Rumol (veterinary use)
    Agri-Feeds, New Zealand
  • Staley Sweetlix with Rumensin (veterinary use)
    Ridley, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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