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Sulfadoxine

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

In the US, Sulfadoxine is a member of the drug class sulfonamides.

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0002447-57-6

Chemical Formula

C12-H14-N4-O4-S

Molecular Weight

310

Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Sulfonamide

Chemical Name

Benzenesulfonamide, 4-amino-N-(5,6-dimetoxy-4-pyrimidinyl)-

Foreign Names

  • Sulfadoxinum (Latin)
  • Sulfadoxin (German)
  • Sulfadoxine (French)
  • Sulfadoxina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Sulfadoxina (OS: DCIT)
  • Sulfadoxine (OS: USAN, DCF, JAN, BAN)
  • Ro 4-4393 (IS)
  • Sulfometoxinum (IS)
  • Sulformetoxin (IS)
  • Sulforthomidine (IS)
  • Sulphorthodimethoxine (IS)
  • Sulfadoxin (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Sulfadoxine (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 7, USP 41)
  • Sulfadoxinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 7)

Brand Names

  • Aight-SP [+ Artesunate, + Pyrimethamine]
    Acinom Healthcare, India
  • Amalar [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Bloom, Pakistan; Brown & Burk, Kenya; Micro B & B, India
  • Amalar Forte [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Micro B & B, India
  • Amphoprim [+ Trimethoprim] [veterinary use]
    Virbac, Netherlands
  • Anitmala [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Irza, Pakistan
  • Antifocinc [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Nenza Pharma, Pakistan
  • Bimotrim [+ Trimethoprim] [veterinary use]
    Abbey Laboratories, Australia; Bimeda Animal, United Kingdom; Bimeda Animal Health, Ireland; Ceva Animal Health, Sweden
  • Borgal [+ Trimethoprim] [veterinary use]
    Ceva Santé Animale, Norway; Intervet, Netherlands; Orion Pharma Eläinlääkkeet, Finland; Virbac, Netherlands; Virbac S.A., Ireland
  • Borgal 24% [+ Trimethoprim] [veterinary use]
    MSD Animal Health, Switzerland; Virbac, Austria; Virbac, Germany; Virbac, France; Virbac, Poland; Virbac Belgium, Belgium
  • Croydoxin-FM [+ Pyrimethamine]
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Dexidon [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Helicon, Pakistan
  • Dofatrim [+ Trimethoprim] [veterinary use]
    Dopharma Veterinaire Farmaca, Netherlands
  • Dofatrim Ject [+ Trimethoprim] [veterinary use]
    Dopharma, Poland
  • Dofatrim-Ject [+ Trimethoprim] [veterinary use]
    Dopharma, Belgium; Dopharma, Germany
  • Duoprim [+ Trimethoprim] [veterinary use]
    MSD Animal Health, Finland; MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • Duoprim voor runderen, varkens en paarden [+ Trimethoprim] [veterinary use]
    Intervet, Netherlands
  • Falarax [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Flow, Pakistan
  • Falcicure [+ Pyrimethamine]
    S.J & G. Fazal Ellahie, Pakistan
  • Falcipar [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Sharex, Pakistan
  • Falcistat [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Remedica, Cyprus
  • Fansidar
    Roche, Pakistan
  • Fansidar [+ Pyrimethamine]
    IFET, Greece; Roche, United Arab Emirates; Roche, Indonesia; Roche, Philippines; Roche, Pakistan; Roche, South Africa
  • Fansimef [+ Mefloquine, + Pyrimethamine]
    Roche, Pakistan
  • Fansiqin [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Qintar Pharma, Pakistan
  • Favax [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Z-Jans Pharma, Pakistan
  • Flodar [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Paramount, Pakistan
  • Folidar [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Ferroza, Pakistan
  • Forthoprim [+ Trimethoprim] [veterinary use]
    Serumber, Germany
  • Hamadar [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Hamaz Pharma, Pakistan
  • Irene [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Zephyr, Pakistan
  • Laridox [+ Pyrimethamine]
    IPCA, India
  • Laridox Forte [+ Pyrimethamine]
    IPCA, India
  • Malacide [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Akber Brothers, Pakistan; Saffron, Pakistan; Square, Bangladesh
  • Malacure
    Medi Aims, Pakistan
  • Malacure [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Medi Aims, Pakistan
  • Maladar
    Efroze, Pakistan
  • Maladar [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Efroze, Pakistan
  • Maladrin [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Bosch, Pakistan
  • Malafar [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Mediceena, Pakistan
  • Malagon
    Mendoza, Pakistan
  • Malagon [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Mendoza, Pakistan
  • Malakil [+ Pyrimethamine]
    KPL Pharma, Pakistan
  • Mala-nil
    Raka Poshi, Pakistan
  • Mala-nil [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Raka Poshi, Pakistan
  • Malarest
    Pharmedic, Pakistan
  • Malarest [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Pharmedic, Pakistan
  • Malarid [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Bryon, Pakistan
  • Malaridox [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Caylex, Pakistan
  • Malarina
    Lisko, Pakistan
  • Malarina [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Lisko, Pakistan
  • Malason [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Hudson, Bangladesh
  • Malavis [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Global, Pakistan
  • Malayrex [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Candid, Pakistan
  • Malex [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Malidar [+ Pyrimethamine]
    PDH, Pakistan
  • Mallar [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Jafson, Pakistan
  • Melofin
    Shaigan, Pakistan
  • Melofin [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Shaigan, Pakistan
  • Metafin [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Harmann, Pakistan
  • Methodox [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Alina, Pakistan
  • Minish
    Libra, Pakistan
  • Minish [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Libra, Pakistan
  • Neo-Mal [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Valor, Pakistan
  • Neosidar [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Neomedix, Pakistan
  • Plasmodin [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Ifars, Indonesia
  • Primidoxine [+ Trimethoprim] [veterinary use]
    Norbrook Laboratories, Ireland
  • Pyralfin [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Lupin, India
  • Suldox [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Actavis, Indonesia
  • Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine Indo Farma [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Indofarma, Indonesia
  • Sulfamin [+ Pyrimethamine]
    Jayson, Bangladesh
  • Tribactral S [+ Trimethoprim] [veterinary use]
    Jurox, Australia
  • Trimetox [+ Trimethoprim] [veterinary use]
    Veyx Pharma, Germany
  • Trivetrin [+ Trimethoprim] [veterinary use]
    Intervet SA MSD, South Africa
  • Trivetrin [+ Trimethoprim] for Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Horses, Dogs and Cats [veterinary use]
    Jurox, Australia

Glossary

TermDefinition
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)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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