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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 Category

Antibacterial: Sulfonamide

Chemical Names

4-Amino-N-(3,4-dimetylisoxazol-5-yl)benzenesulfonamide (Ph. Eur.)

5-p-Aminophenyl sulfonamido-3,4-dimetylisoxazole (WHO)

Foreign Names

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Erisul (Sulfafurazole and Erythromycin)
    Novamed, Colombia
  • Pediazole (Sulfafurazole and Erythromycin)
    Abbott, Egypt
  • Soxisol (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • Sulfafurazol Arena
    Arena, Romania
  • Pediazole (Sulfafurazole and Erythromycin)
    Abbott, Oman; Bioprojet, France


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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