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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

Anthelmintic agent

Chemical Name

N-{2-cyano-1-[(2S)-5-cyano-2-(triflorometyl)phenoxy]propan-2-yl}-4-(trifluorometylsulfanyl)benzamide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Monepantelum (Latin)
  • Monepantel (German)
  • Monépantel (French)
  • Monepantel (Spanish)

Generic Name

  • UNII-82MA79VJ33 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Zolvix [veterinary use]
    Elanco Animal Health, Estonia; Elanco Deutschland GmbH, Germany; Elanco Europe, United Kingdom; Elanco Europe, Iceland; Elanco Tiergesundheit AG, Switzerland; Novartis AH, South Africa; Novartis Animal Health, New Zealand; Novartis Animal Health, Poland; Novartis Santé Animale, France
  • Zolvix 25 mg/ml voor schapen [veterinary use]
    Lilly-Elanco, Netherlands
  • Zolvix 25mg/ml fur Schafe For sheep [veterinary use]
    Novartis Healthcare, Austria
  • Zolvix Monepantel for Sheep [veterinary use]
    Novartis Animal Health Australasia, Australia
  • Zolvix ovins [veterinary use]
    Novartis Animal Health, Belgium


ISInofficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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