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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 Category

Antibacterial: Macrolide

Chemical Name

Tylosin, 4A-O-de(2,6-dideoxy-3-C-metyl-α-L-ribo-hexopyranosyl)-20-deoxo-20-(3,5-dimetyl-1-piperidinyl)-, 20(cis)-

Foreign Names

  • Tilmicosinum (Latin)
  • Tilmicosin (German)
  • Tilmicosine (French)
  • Tilmicosina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Tilmicosin (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • EL 870 (IS)
  • LY 177370 (IS: Lilly)
  • Tilmicosin (PH: USP 38)
  • Tilmicosin Phosphate (OS: USAN)
  • LY 177370 phosphate (IS: Lilly)

Brand Names

  • Apotil (veterinary use)
    Nimrod, United Kingdom
  • Hymatil (veterinary use)
    aniMedica, Germany; Doxal, Italy; Industrial Veterinaria, Austria; Industrial Veterinaria, United Kingdom; Industrial Veterinaria, Ireland; Industrial Veterinaria S.A., Belgium
  • Micotil (veterinary use)
    Elanco, Germany; Elanco, South Africa; Elanco Animal Health, Ireland; Eli Lilly and Company, United Kingdom; Eli Lilly Benelux, Belgium; Lilly Vet, France; Lilly-Elanco, Italy; Lilly-Elanco, Netherlands; Provet, Switzerland
  • Milbosin (veterinary use)
    Chanelle, Netherlands
  • Milbotyl (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom; Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, Ireland
  • Pneumotil (veterinary use)
    Lilly Nederland, Netherlands
  • Pulmotil (veterinary use)
    Elanco, South Africa; Elanco Animal Health, Australia; Elanco Animal Health, Ireland; Eli Lilly, Poland; Provet, Switzerland
  • Pulmotil AC (veterinary use)
    Lilly Nederland, Netherlands
  • Pulmotilac (veterinary use)
    Elanco Animal Health, Ireland
  • Tildosin (veterinary use)
    Vetpharma Animal Health, Belgium
  • Tilmicosol (veterinary use)
    Lavet, United Kingdom
  • Tilmi-Kel (veterinary use)
    Izo, Italy; Kela, Belgium
  • Tilmipril (veterinary use)
    Ati, Italy
  • Tilmisone (veterinary use)
    Filozoo, Italy
  • Tilmodil (veterinary use)
    Emdoka, United Kingdom; Emdoka, Ireland; Emdoka, Netherlands; Huvepharma, Ireland; WDT, Germany; Emdoka, Belgium
  • Tilmovet (veterinary use)
    Biovet, Israel; Huvepharma, Belgium; Huvepharma, France; Huvepharma, United Kingdom; Huvepharma, Netherlands; Huvepharma, Poland; Huvepharma, United States; Huvepharma-B, Italy
  • Tilmovet gran porcs (veterinary use)
    Huvepharma, Belgium
  • Concentrat VO 08 (veterinary use)
    Sogeval, France
  • Miclozan (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Italy
  • Micotil (veterinary use)
    Elanco Animal Health, Australia; Elanco Animal Health, United States; Lilly, Israel
  • Pulmotil (veterinary use)
    Elanco, Germany; Elanco, New Zealand; Elanco, South Africa; Elanco Animal Health, United States; Eli Lilly and Company, United Kingdom; Eli Lilly Benelux, Belgium; Lilly, Israel; Lilly Nederland, Netherlands; Lilly Vet, France; Lilly-Elanco, Italy
  • Pulmotil AC (veterinary use)
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Pulmotil and Rumensin (Tilmicosin and Monensin (veterinary use))
    Elanco Animal Health, United States
  • Pulmotil G 20% (veterinary use)
    Elanco, Germany
  • Santamix Tilmicosine (veterinary use)
    Qalian, France
  • Tilmix (veterinary use)
    Jurox, Australia
  • Tilmovet (veterinary use)
    Huvepharma, Netherlands


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
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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