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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

Antiprotozoal: Agent against coccidiosis

Chemical Name

(αR,2R,5S,6R)-α-etyl-6-[(1S,2S,3S,5R)-5-[(2S,5S,7R,9S,10S,12R,15R)-2-[(2R,5R,6S)-5-etyltetrahydro-5-hydroxy-6-metyl-2H-pyran-2-yl]-15-hydroxy-2,10,12-trimetyl-1,6,8-trioxydispiro[]-pentadec-13-en-9-yl]-2-hydroxy-1,3-dimetyl-4-oxoheptyl]-tetrahydro- (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Salinomycinum (Latin)
  • Salinomycin (German)
  • Salinomycine (French)
  • Salinomicina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Salinomycin (OS: BAN)
  • K 364 (IS)
  • K 748364 A (IS)

Brand Names

  • Ceva Salinocox (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, South Africa
  • Coxistac (veterinary use)
    Phibro Animal Health, South Africa
  • Sacox (veterinary use)
    Animate, South Africa
  • Salinopharm (veterinary use)
    Animate, South Africa
  • Bio Cox (Salinomycin and Chlortetracycline (veterinary use))
    Pharmgate, United States
  • Bio Cox (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Biocox (veterinary use)
    Instavet, South Africa
  • Bio-cox (veterinary use)
    Alpharma, Israel; Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • Ceva Salinocox (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, South Africa
  • Coxistac (veterinary use)
    Koffolk, Israel; Livestock Solutions, New Zealand; Phibro Animal Health, Australia
  • Posistac (veterinary use)
    Phibro Animal Health, Australia
  • Sacox (veterinary use)
    Agrihealth, New Zealand; Biovet JSC, Israel
  • Saleco (veterinary use)
    International Animal Health, Australia
  • Salecox (veterinary use)
    Afrivet, South Africa
  • Virbacox (veterinary use)
    Virbac, South Africa

International Drug Name Search


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

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