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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 Categories

Antiepileptic agent

Anesthetic, general

Chemical Name

Cyclohexanone, 2-(etylamino)-2-(2-tienyl)-

Foreign Names

  • Tiletaminum (Latin)
  • Tiletamin (German)
  • Til├ętamine (French)
  • Tiletamina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Zoletil (Tiletamine and Zolazepam (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Belgium; Virbac, Switzerland
  • Telazol (Tiletamine and Zolazepam] CATS (DOMESTIC), DOGS (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Tiletamine-Zolazepam Putney (Tiletamine and Zolazepam (veterinary use))
    Putney, United States
  • Zoletil (Tiletamine and Zolazepam (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Australia; Virbac, France; Virbac, Italy; Virbac, Netherlands; Virbac, Norway; Virbac, New Zealand; Virbac, South Africa
  • Zoletil forte (Tiletamine and Zolazepam (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Norway


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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