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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

Antibacterial: Fluoroquinolone (gyrase inhibitor)

Chemical Name

8-Cyano-1-cyclopropyl-6-fluoro-7-[(4aS,7aS)-octahydro-6H-pyrrolo[3,4-b]pyridin-6-yl]-4-oxo-1,4-dihydroquinoline-3-carboxylic acid (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Pradofloxacinum (Latin)
  • Pradofloxacin (German)
  • Pradofloxacine (French)
  • Pradofloxacino (Spanish)

Generic Name

  • UNII-6O0T5E048I (IS)

Brand Names

  • Veraflox (veterinary use)
    Animal Health Division Bayer HealthCare AG, Austria; Bayer, Germany; Bayer, Italy; Bayer Animal, Netherlands; Bayer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Bayer Animal Health, Norway; Bayer Animal Health, Sweden; Bayer Santé Animale, France; Orion Pharma Eläinlääkkeet, Finland; Provet, Switzerland
  • Veraflox 2.5% (veterinary use)
    Bayer, Germany
  • Veraflox chats (veterinary use)
    Bayer Animal Health, Belgium
  • Veraflox chiens (veterinary use)
    Bayer Animal Health, Belgium
  • Veraflox chiens, chats (veterinary use)
    Bayer Animal Health, Belgium
  • Veraflox for Cats (veterinary use)
    Bayer Animal Health, United States


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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