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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

Sedative agent

Analgesic agent

Muscle relaxant

Chemical Name

4H-1,3-tiazin-2-amine, N-(2,6-dimetylphenyl)-5,6-dihydro-

Foreign Names

  • Xylazinum (Latin)
  • Xylazin (German)
  • Xylazine (French)
  • Xilazina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Xylazine (OS: BAN)
  • Bayer 1470 (IS)
  • Xylazine (PH: USP 38)
  • Xylazine Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • Bay Va 1470 (IS)
  • Xylazine (chlorhydrate de) pour usage vétérinaire (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Xylazine Hydrochloride (PH: BP vet. 2015, USP 38)
  • Xylazine hydrochloride for veterinary use (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Xylazinhydrochlorid für Tiere (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Xylazini hydrochloridum ad usum veterinarium (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Anased 10% (veterinary use)
    Lloyd, New Zealand
  • Anased 2% (veterinary use)
    Lloyd, New Zealand
  • Chanazine (veterinary use)
    Bayer AH, South Africa; Chanelle, Netherlands; Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom; Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, Ireland
  • Chanazine 2% (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, Austria
  • Megaxilor 20% (veterinary use)
    Bio98, Italy
  • Paxman (veterinary use)
    Virbac, France
  • Phoenix Xylazine 10% (veterinary use)
    Phoenix, New Zealand
  • Phoenix Xylazine 2% (veterinary use)
    Phoenix, New Zealand
  • Phoenix Xylazine 5% (veterinary use)
    Phoenix, New Zealand
  • Sedaxylan (veterinary use)
    Eurovet Animal Health, Austria; Eurovet Animal Health BV, United Kingdom
  • Vetaxyl (veterinary use)
    Przedsiebiorstwo Wielobranzowe Vet-Agro, Poland
  • Virbaxyl 10% w/v (veterinary use)
    Virbac, United Kingdom
  • Xilor (veterinary use)
    Bio98, Italy
  • Xylacare 2% w/v (veterinary use)
    Animalcare, United Kingdom
  • XylaMed (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, United States
  • Xylapan (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland; Vetoquinol UK Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Xylasol (veterinary use)
    CP Pharma, United Kingdom
  • Xylavet (veterinary use)
    Intervet SA MSD, South Africa
  • Xylaze Forte (veterinary use)
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Xylazin 2% aniMedica (veterinary use)
    aniMedica, Germany
  • A.A. Xylazine (veterinary use)
    A.A.-Vet, Netherlands
  • Aescoket Plus (Xylazine and Ketamine (veterinary use))
    Aesculaap, Netherlands
  • Anased (veterinary use)
    Akorn, United States
  • Cervizine (veterinary use)
    Akorn, United States
  • Chanazine (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, United States
  • Fentazin 5 (Xylazine and Azaperone, + Fentanyl (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Narcoxyl (veterinary use)
    MSD Animal, Norway
  • Nerfasin (veterinary use)
    Ati, Italy; Axience, France; Le Vet, Austria; Le Vet, Belgium; Le Vet, Netherlands; Le Vet Beheer, Ireland; Le Vet Pharma B.V., United Kingdom; Vetcare, Finland; Virbac, Norway
  • Phoenix Xylaket (Xylazine and Ketamine (veterinary use))
    Phoenix, New Zealand
  • Proxylaz (veterinary use)
    Prodivet, Belgium; Veyx, Germany
  • Rompun (veterinary use)
    Bayer, Germany; Bayer, Italy; Bayer AH, South Africa; Bayer Animal Health, Belgium; Bayer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Bayer Animal Health, Norway; Bayer Animal Health, Sweden; Bayer Animal Health, United States; Bayer Austria, Austria; Bayer Santé Animale, France; Orion Pharma Eläinlääkkeet, Finland; Provet, Switzerland
  • Rompun 2% (veterinary use)
    Bayer, Germany; Bayer, Italy; Bayer Animal Health, Belgium; Bayer Santé Animale, France; Provet, Switzerland
  • Sedamun (veterinary use)
    Eurovet Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Sedaxyl (veterinary use)
    Kela, Belgium
  • Sedaxylan (veterinary use)
    Ceva Santé Animale, France; Eurovet Animal Health, Belgium; Eurovet Animal Health, Ireland; Eurovet Animal Health, Israel; Eurovet Animal Health, Netherlands; Eurovet Animal Health, Poland; Virbac, South Africa; WDT, Germany
  • Sedaxylan 2% (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Italy
  • Sedazin (veterinary use)
    Biowet Pulawy, Poland
  • Sedazine (veterinary use)
    A.S.T. farma B.V, Netherlands; AST, Netherlands; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, United States
  • Thiazine (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, Australia
  • Xylalin (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Netherlands
  • Xylapan (veterinary use)
    Vetochas, Germany; Vetoquinol Ireland, Ireland; Vetoquinol Österreich, Austria
  • Xylariem (veterinary use)
    Ecuphar, Germany
  • Xylasan (veterinary use)
    Alfasan, Netherlands
  • Xylasel 2% (veterinary use)
    Selecta, Germany
  • Xylasol (veterinary use)
    aniMedica, Austria; CP-Pharma, Ireland; CP-Pharma, Netherlands; Gräub, Switzerland
  • Xylavet (veterinary use)
    CPPharma, Germany
  • Xylaze (veterinary use)
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia; Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Xylazil (veterinary use)
    Ilium Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Xylazin 2% Albrecht (veterinary use)
    Albrecht, Germany
  • Xylazin 2% Bernburg (veterinary use)
    Serumber, Germany
  • Xylazin 2% Ceva (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Germany
  • Xylazin Streuli (veterinary use)
    Streuli Vet, Switzerland
  • Xylazine (veterinary use)
    Dopharma Veterinaire Farmaca, Netherlands; Kepro, Netherlands
  • Xylazine HCl Strategic (veterinary use)
    Strategic, United States
  • Xyl-M (veterinary use)
    V.M.D, Belgium
  • Xysol (veterinary use)
    CP-Pharma, Norway; VetMedic, Finland; VM Pharma, Sweden


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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