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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 Name

Benzenesulfonamide, 4-amino-N-(aminoiminometyl)-

Foreign Names

  • Sulfaguanidinum (Latin)
  • Sulfaguanidin (German)
  • Sulfaguanidine (French)
  • Sulfaguanidina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Sulfaguanidina (OS: DCIT)
  • Sulfaguanidine (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • Guanicil (IS)
  • RP 2275 (IS)
  • Ruocid (IS)
  • Sulfanilguanidin (IS)
  • Sulginum (IS)
  • Sulphaguanidine (IS)
  • Sulfaguanidin (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Sulfaguanidine (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Franç. 11)
  • Sulfaguanidinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Helv. 8, Ph. Int. 2)

Brand Names

  • Bieskadog (Sulfaguanidine and Framycetin (veterinary use))
    Ceva Santé Animale, France
  • Canidiarix (Sulfaguanidine and Framycetine, + Atropine (veterinary use))
    Laboratoire TVM, France
  • Carbon Sulfaguanidina Valma (Sulfaguanidine and Charcoal)
    Laboratorio Valma, Chile
  • Enteramid (Sulfaguanidine and Formosulfathiazole, + Sulfadimidine (veterinary use))
    Biowet Pulawy, Poland
  • Enterogast (Sulfaguanidine and Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland
  • Entérogel (Sulfaguanidine and Scopolamine, + Colistine (veterinary use))
    Virbac, France
  • Enzoo Group (Sulfaguanidine and Salicylic Acid (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Félidiarix (Sulfaguanidine and Atropine, + Framycetin (veterinary use))
    Laboratoire TVM, France
  • Gastroentéricanis (veterinary use)
    Véto-Centre, France
  • Hémodiarh (Sulfaguanidine and Sulfadimidine, + Bismuth (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Inorgan (Sulfaguanidine and Aluminium Salicylate, + Kaolin, + Tannic acid (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, Switzerland
  • Intestivo (Sulfaguanidine and Colistin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, France
  • Izoaspersorio (Sulfaguanidine and Sulfanilamide, + Benzylpenicillin, + Chlortetracycline (veterinary use))
    Izo, Italy
  • Suibicol (Sulfaguanidine and Zinc Oxide (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland
  • Sulfaguanidine
    Siphat, Tunisia
  • Sulfalutyl (Sulfaguanidine and Sulfadimidine (veterinary use))
    Laboratoire TVM, France
  • Véto-Anti-Diar (Sulfaguanidine and Aluminium Salicylate (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, France


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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