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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: Chloramphenicol

Chemical Name

Acetamide, 2,2-dichloro-N-[2-hydroxy-1-(hydroxymetyl)-2-[4-(metylsulfonyl)phenyl]etyl]-, [R-(R*,R*)]-

Foreign Names

  • Thiamphenicolum (Latin)
  • Thiamphenicol (German)
  • Thiamphénicol (French)
  • Tiamfenicol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Thiamphenicol (OS: USAN, JAN, BAN)
  • Thiamphénicol (OS: DCF)
  • Tiamfenicolo (OS: DCIT)
  • Dextrosulfenidol (IS)
  • Vicemycetin (IS)
  • Win 5063-2 (IS)
  • Thiamphenicol (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Thiamphénicol (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Thiamphenicolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Tiamfenicolo (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Tiamfenicolo glicinato cloridrato (PH: F.U. XII)

Brand Names

  • Biothicol
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Canicol
    Caprifarmindo, Indonesia
  • Cetathiacol
    Soho, Indonesia
  • Comthycol
    Combiphar, Indonesia
  • Conucol
    Armoxindo, Indonesia
  • Corsafen
    Corsa Industries, Indonesia
  • Daiticin
    Erlimpex, Indonesia
  • Denfus [veterinary use]
    Fatro, Italy
  • Denicol [veterinary use]
    Eurovet, Italy
  • Dexycol
    Dexa Medica, Indonesia
  • Doqua
    Sriprasit Pharma, Thailand
  • Fenticol [veterinary use]
    Nuova ICC, Italy
  • Fluimucil-Antibiotic [+ Acetylcysteine]
    Zambon, Georgia
  • Fosicol
    Gracia Pharmindo, Indonesia
  • Fusaltrax
    Harsen, Indonesia
  • Gabbrofen 25% [veterinary use]
    Ceva, Italy
  • Genicol
    Guardian Pharmatama, Indonesia
  • Glitisol
    Zambon, Brazil
  • Ipibiofen
    IPI - Indonesian Pharmaceutical Industries, Indonesia
  • Jiangke
    Lian Bang Pharmaceutical Factory /Union Chemical & Pharmaceutical CO LTD, China
  • Kalticol
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Lacophen
    Lapi Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Lanacol
    Landson, Indonesia
  • Mycochlorin-T
    SM Pharmaceutical, Thailand
  • Nilacol
    Nicholas Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Nufathiam
    Nufarindo, Indonesia
  • Opiphen
    Otto Pharmaceutical, Indonesia
  • Promixin
    Pyridam Farma, Indonesia
  • Pushijie
    QiLi Pharmaceutical, China
  • Racephenicol
    Yuan Chou, Taiwan
  • Rindofen
    Yarindo Farmatama, Indonesia
  • Sendicol
    Coronet Crown, Indonesia
  • Sendicol Forte
    Coronet Crown, Indonesia
  • Solathim
    Solas, Indonesia
  • Taf [veterinary use]
    Albrecht, Germany; Eurovet Animal Health, Belgium; Eurovet Animal Health, Ireland; Eurovet Animal Health, Poland; Eurovet Animal Health BV, United Kingdom
  • TAF 25% [veterinary use]
    Chemifarma, Italy; Chemipharma, Israel
  • TAF 28.5 mg/g [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Netherlands
  • TAF 28.5 mg/g für Pferde, Rinder, Ziegen, Schafe, Schweine, Nerze und Kaninchen For horses, cattle, goats, pigs, minks and rabbits [veterinary use]
    Eurovet Animal Health, Austria
  • Thiamcin
    General Drugs House, Thailand
  • Thiamcol
    Union, Taiwan
  • Thiamet
    Ethica Industri Farmasi, Indonesia
  • Thiamfenikol Vetos-Farma [veterinary use]
    Vetos-Farma, Poland
  • Thiamfilex
    Molex Ayus, Indonesia
  • Thiamphenicol C-Dragon Pharmacy
    C-Dragon Pharmacy, China
  • Thiamphenicol Indo Farma
    Indofarma, Indonesia
  • Thiamphenicol Prince
    Prince, Taiwan
  • Thiamphenicol Synpac-Kingdom
    Synpac-Kingdom, Taiwan
  • Thiamphenicol Yuan Chou
    Yuan Chou, Taiwan
  • Thiamphenicol Yung Chang
    Yung Chang, Taiwan
  • Thiamycin
    Interbat, Indonesia
  • Thiobactin
    Sanofi-Aventis, Tunisia
  • Thiophenicol
    Nile, Egypt; Sanofi-Aventis, Egypt; Sanofi-Aventis, Oman; Shiteh Organic, Taiwan
  • Thiophénicol
    Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Thislacol
    Metiska, Indonesia
  • Tiamfenicolo [veterinary use]
    Ceva, Italy
  • Tiamfenikol Biowet Putawy [veterinary use]
    Biowet Pulawy, Poland
  • Tirsan [veterinary use]
    Fatro, Israel; Fatro, Italy; Fatro, Poland; Fatro Industria Farmaceutica Veterinaria, Estonia
  • Tirsan 200 [veterinary use]
    Fatro, Poland
  • Troviakol
    Tropica, Indonesia
  • Urfamycin
    Bilim, Turkey; Sermmitr, Thailand; Zambon, Ecuador; Zambon, Indonesia; Zambon, Thailand; Zambon, Taiwan
  • Urfamycin [veterinary use]
    Fatro, Italy
  • Urfekol
    Medikon, Indonesia
  • Venacol
    Mugi Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Vicemycetin
    Poly Pharm, China
  • Zicafen
    Graha, Indonesia
  • Equimucil Antibiotico [veterinary use]
    Acme, Italy
  • Fluimucil AB 400mg/4ml
    Zambon, Luxembourg
  • Fluimucil Antibiotic
    Zambon, Belgium; Zambon, Ecuador
  • Fluimucil Antibiotico
    Zambon, Italy
  • Urfamucol [veterinary use]
    Fatro, Italy
  • Glitisol
    Zambon, Italy
  • Urfamycine
    Zambon, Belgium
  • Urfamycine 500mg
    Zambon, Luxembourg
  • Urfamycine 750mg/5ml
    Zambon, Luxembourg
  • Fosicol
    Gracia Pharmindo, Indonesia


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

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