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



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antifungal agent for topical use

Chemical Name


Foreign Names

  • Natamycinum (Latin)
  • Natamycin (German)
  • Natamycine (French)
  • Natamicina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Natamycin (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • Natamycine (OS: DCF)
  • Pimaricin (OS: JAN)
  • Antibiotic A-5283 (IS)
  • CL 12625 (IS)
  • E 235 (IS)
  • Pimaricine (IS)
  • Natamycin (PH: USP 38)
  • Pimaricin (PH: JP XVI)

Brand Names

  • Aumnata
    Reman, Vietnam
  • Fukricin
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • InfectoMyk
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • Mycophyt (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Netherlands
  • Natacyn
    Alcon, Argentina; Alcon, China; Alcon, Malaysia; Alcon, Singapore; Alcon, Taiwan; Alcon, United States; Alcon, South Africa
  • Natamet 5%
    Sun Ph, Egypt
  • Natamycyna Unia
    Unia, Poland
  • Natoph
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Natoptic
    FDC, India
  • N-Mycin
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Optinat
    Jayson, Bangladesh
  • Pimafucin
    Astellas, Czech Republic; Astellas, Finland; Astellas, Georgia; Astellas, Hungary; Astellas Pharma, Poland; Astellas Pharma Europe, Netherlands; Santa-Farma, Turkey; Temmler, Georgia
  • Pimafucort (Natamycin and Neomycin, Hydrocortisone)
    Astellas, Finland; Astellas, Portugal; Astellas, Slovakia; Astellas Pharma Europe, Netherlands; bioCSL, New Zealand; Temmler, Georgia
  • Pimaricin 1% Senju
    Senju Seiyaku, Japan
  • Pimaricin 5% Senju
    Senju Seiyaku, Japan


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

Important Notice: The international database is in BETA release. This means it is still under development and may contain inaccuracies. It is not intended as a substitute for the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of any medication in any country is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking any medication.

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