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Paromomycin (International)

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

In the US, Paromomycin (paromomycin systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: amebicides, aminoglycosides and is used to treat Amebiasis, Beef Tapeworm Infection (Taenia saginata), Cryptosporidiosis, Dientamoeba fragilis, Dog Tapeworm Infection, Dwarf Tapeworm Infection (Hymenolepis nana), Fish Tapeworm Infection, Giardiasis, Hepatic Coma and Pork Tapeworm Infection (Taenia solium).

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Aminoglycoside

Chemical Name


Foreign Names

  • Paromomycinum (Latin)
  • Paromomycin (German)
  • Paromomycine (French)
  • Paromomicina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Paromomicina (OS: DCIT)
  • Paromomycin (OS: BAN)
  • Paromomycine (OS: DCF)
  • Aminosidin (IS)
  • Estomycinum (IS)
  • Poucimycinum (IS)
  • Paromomycin (PH: USP 41)
  • Paromomycin Sulfate (OS: JAN)
  • Aminosidine sulfate (IS)
  • Catenulin (IS)
  • Hydroxymyxine (IS)
  • Paromomycin Sulphate (IS)
  • R 400 (IS)
  • Amminosidina solfato (PH: F.U. XII)
  • Paromomycin Sulfate (PH: Ph. Int. 7, USP 41)
  • Paromomycini sulfas (PH: Ph. Int. 7)

Brand Names

  • Aminosidine
    Universal Pharmacy, Kenya
  • Chevicol+ [+ Dimetridazole] [veterinary use]
    Columbomed, South Africa
  • Gabbrocol [veterinary use]
    Ceva Sante Animale, Poland
  • Gabbroral
    Pfizer Italia, Italy
  • Humatin
    Link, New Zealand
  • Lumenex
    Cheminter, Guatemala
  • Parofor [veterinary use]
    Huvepharma, Poland
  • Ameparomo
    Pfizer Japan, Japan
  • Aminosidine
    Cosmos, Kenya; Universal Corporation, Kenya
  • Amminofarma [veterinary use]
    Ceva, Italy
  • Amminosidina [veterinary use]
    Ceva, Italy
  • Amspir [+ Spiramycin] [veterinary use]
    Ceva, Italy
  • Gabbrocol [veterinary use]
    Ceva, Italy
  • Gabbroral
    c. erba, Egypt; Pfizer, Belgium
  • Gabbroral 250mg
    Pfizer, Luxembourg
  • Gabbrovet [veterinary use]
    Ceva, Belgium; Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Gabbryl
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Gabrosidina
    Paill, Dominican Republic; Paill, Guatemala; Paill, Honduras; Paill, Nicaragua; Paill, El Salvador
  • Humatin
    ERFA Canada, Canada; LENIS, Slovenia; Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Germany; Pfizer, Spain; Pfizer Italia, Italy
  • Humatin 250mg
    Pfizer PFE, Switzerland
  • Kaman
    Savio I.B.N., Italy
  • Leshcutan [+ Methylbenzethonium Chloride]
    Teva, Israel
  • Neo Enterofarma [+ Phthalylsulfathiazole, + Dihydrostreptomycin] [veterinary use]
    Ceva, Italy
  • Parofor [veterinary use]
    aniMedica, Germany; Huvepharma, Belgium; Huvepharma, Estonia; Huvepharma, United Kingdom; Huvepharma, Ireland
  • Parofor 70 mg/g [veterinary use]
    Huvepharma, France
  • Parofor 70 mg/g für Kälber und Schweine [veterinary use]
    Huvepharma, Austria
  • Parofor 70 mg/g voor niet-herkauwende runderen en varkens [veterinary use]
    Huvepharma, Netherlands
  • Paromomycin - Guanghua Pharm
    Guanghua Pharmaceutical, China
  • Paromomycin - Kai Feng Pharm
    Kai Feng Pharm Group Ltd Co, China
  • Paromomycin Sulfate
    Heritage, United States; Sun Pharma, United States
  • Veterabol [+ Clostebol, + Prednisolone] [veterinary use]
    Ceva, Italy


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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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