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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 Categories

Antiseptic agent, topical

Antibacterial: Nitrofuran-derivative

Chemical Name

Hydrazinecarboxamide, 2-[(5-nitro-2-furanyl)metylene]-

Foreign Names

  • Nitrofuralum (Latin)
  • Nitrofural (German)
  • Nitrofural (French)
  • Nitrofural (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Nitrofural (OS: DCF, DCIT)
  • Nitrofurazone (OS: BAN)
  • F 6 (IS)
  • Furacilinum (IS)
  • Furaldone (IS)
  • NF 7 (IS)
  • Nitrofural (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Nitrofuralum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Nitrofurazone (PH: BP 2018, USP 41)

Brand Names

  • 0.02% Solutio Furacilini
    Empharma Ltd., Georgia
  • Apex Ear Drops [+ Polymyxin B, + Pyrethrin, + Neomycin, + Lidocaine] [veterinary use]
    Apex Laboratories, Australia
  • Bactacin
    Osoth Inter Lab, Thailand
  • Bactazon
    Arab Center for Pharmaceutical and Chemical ACPC, Oman
  • Bioderm [+ Neomycin, + Prednisolone] [veterinary use]
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Bioral
    Bioresearch, Mexico
  • Botinit
    Anotaciones Farmaceuticas, Spain
  • Caziderm
    Cazi Quimica Farmaceutica Industria e Comercio, Brazil
  • Cremoterapico
    Labrinet, Paraguay
  • Densa
    Siam Bheasach, Thailand
  • Doldercyn
    Progressive, Pakistan
  • Fu Ma [+ Epinephrine]
    Winguide Huangpu, China
  • Fura [veterinary use]
    Farnam, United States
  • Furacilin
    Akafarm, Russian Federation; Dalhimfarm, Russian Federation; Irbit, Russian Federation; Kirov pharmaceutical factory, Russian Federation; NZMP, Russian Federation; Pharmland, Russian Federation; Pharmvilar, Russian Federation; Renewal, Russian Federation; Samaramedprom, Russian Federation; Tatchempharmpreparaty, Russian Federation; Tula Pharma, Russian Federation; Usolpharm, Russian Federation; Yaroslavl Pharmaceutical Factory, Russian Federation
  • Furacilin 10%
    Tula Pharma, Russian Federation
  • Furacilin Solution 1:1500
    Tula Pharma, Russian Federation; Yaroslavl Pharmaceutical Factory, Russian Federation
  • Furacilin-Lekt
    THFZ, Russian Federation
  • Furacilino 0.2%
    Sanitas, Lithuania
  • Furacilins
    Olainfarm, Lithuania
  • Furacillin
    Lisko, Pakistan
  • Furacin
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Chile; Boehringer Ingelheim, Colombia; Farma, Venezuela; GlaxoSmithKline, India; GSK, Pakistan; Mantecorp FSA, Brazil; Medifarma, Peru; MSD Argentina, Argentina; Seid, Spain; Siegfried, Mexico; Zentiva, Turkey
  • Furacine
    Limacom, Belgium
  • Furacine 0.2g/100g
    Limacom, Luxembourg
  • Furacin-Sol
    Riemser Pharma, Germany
  • Furaderm
    Toprak, Turkey
  • Furaderm 0.2%
    Amoun, Egypt
  • Furan
    CCL, Pakistan; Standard, Taiwan
  • Furaseen
    Chemi ph, Egypt
  • Furaseen L [+ Lidocaine]
    Chemi ph, Egypt
  • Furasep
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Fura-Septin [veterinary use]
    Cross Vetpharm Group, United States
  • Furatop
    Zafa, Pakistan
  • Fura-Zone [veterinary use]
    Squire Laboratories, United States
  • Furex
    Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Furfuril
    Roemmers, Venezuela
  • Furotalgin [+ Phenazone, + Tetracaine]
    Sopharma, Georgia
  • Furotalgin 2.5mg/31.25mg/87.5mg/ml [+ Phenazone, + Tetracaine]
    Sopharma, Bulgaria; Unipharm, Bulgaria
  • Furotricina [+ Tyrothricin]
    Finderm, Italy
  • Fuxal
    Cafar, Venezuela
  • Germiks
    Sigma, Egypt
  • Neoban [+ Neomycin, + Bacitracin]
    Catedral, Paraguay
  • Neufrazone
    Neutro Pharma, Pakistan
  • NFZ [veterinary use]
    Neogen, United States
  • Nifucin
    Patron, Taiwan
  • Nifurol Pomada
    Reuffer, Mexico
  • Nifux
    Oceanic, Poland
  • Nitrocin
    Farmalas, Turkey
  • Nitrofural
    Bioresearch, Mexico; Loeffler, Mexico
  • Nitrofural - Hong Xing Pharm
    Hong Xing Pharmaceutical, China
  • Nitrofurazon
    Unia, Poland
  • Nitrofurazona CQF
    Cheminter, Paraguay
  • Nitrofurazona Denver Farma
    Denver Farma, Argentina
  • Nitrofurazona Lafedar
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Nitrofurazone [veterinary use]
    Cross Vetpharm Group, United States; First Priority, United States; Med-Pharmex, United States; Ranvet, Australia; Sparhawk Laboratories, United States; Strategic, United States
  • Nitrofurazone Anesthetic [+ Butacaine] [veterinary use]
    Med-Pharmex, United States
  • Nitrofurazone Gentle
    Gentle, Taiwan
  • Nitrofurazone Sinphar
    Sinphar, Taiwan
  • Nitrofurazone Veterans
    Taiwan Veterans, Taiwan
  • Nuevo Aerotoc [+ Neomycin, + Lidocaine]
    Bernard, Uruguay
  • O-Biol [+ Nystatin, + Neomycin, + Retinol]
    Biol, Paraguay
  • Prednoderm [+ Neomycin, + Prednisolone] for Horses [veterinary use]
    Jurox, Australia
  • Probizal
    Loeffler, Mexico
  • Sensiderme
    Neo Química, Brazil
  • Solutio Furacilini 0.02%
    Nobel, Georgia; Officina, Georgia
  • Solution Furacilini 0.02%
    Eubiotics, Georgia
  • Sponge Antiseptic With Kanamycin [+ Kanamycin]
    Pechery, Russian Federation
  • Sulfacin [+ Sulfanilamide]
    Hor Chen, Taiwan
  • Terpropil
    Apiter, Uruguay; Medicur, Paraguay
  • Topic [+ Chloramphenicol, + Prednisolone] für Hunde, Katzen und Heimtiere [veterinary use]
    Vetoquinol, Switzerland
  • Topifuran 0.2%
    MUP, Egypt
  • Vagisan [+ Dihydrostreptomycin, + Tyrothricin]
    Sidus, Argentina; Sidus, Paraguay
  • Vagisan Compuesto [+ Dihydrostreptomycin, + Tyrothricin, + Clotrimazole]
    Sidus, Argentina; Sidus, Paraguay


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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