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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

Muscle relaxant

Analgesic agent

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 37)
  • 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 37)
  • 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 (veterinary use)
    Lloyd, New Zealand
  • Chanazine (veterinary use)
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa; Chanelle, Ireland; Chanelle, Netherlands; Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Chanazine 2% (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Pharmaceuticals, Austria
  • Megaxilor (veterinary use)
    Bio98, Italy
  • Paxman (veterinary use)
    Virbac, France
  • Phoenix Xylazine (veterinary use)
    Phoenix, New Zealand
  • Sedaxylan (veterinary use)
    Eurovet, Austria; Eurovet Animal Health BV, United Kingdom
  • Vetaxyl (veterinary use)
    Przedsiebiorstwo Wielobranzowe Vet-Agro, Poland
  • Virbaxyl (veterinary use)
    Virbac, United Kingdom
  • Xilor (veterinary use)
    Bio98, Italy
  • Xylacare (veterinary use)
    Animalcare LTD, United Kingdom
  • Xylapan (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland; Vetoquinol UK Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Xylavet (veterinary use)
    Intervet Schering Plough, South Africa
  • Xylaze (veterinary use)
    Bomac, New Zealand
  • Xylazin (veterinary use)
    Animedic, 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
  • Narcoxyl (veterinary use)
    MSD Animal, Norway; MSD Animal Health, Finland
  • Nerfasin (veterinary use)
    Axience, France; Le Vet, Austria; Le Vet, Netherlands; Le Vet Beheer, Ireland; Le Vet Pharma B.V., United Kingdom; Virbac, Norway
  • Phoenix Xylaket (Xylazine and Ketamine (veterinary use))
    Phoenix, New Zealand
  • Proxylaz (veterinary use)
    Prodivet, Belgium
  • Rompun (veterinary use)
    Bayer, Austria; Bayer, Germany; Bayer, Italy; Bayer Animal Health, Belgium; Bayer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Bayer Animal Health, Norway; Bayer Animal Health, Sweden; Bayer Animal Health, South Africa; Bayer Santé Animale, France; Orion Pharma Animal Health, Finland; Provet, Switzerland
  • Sedamun (veterinary use)
    Eurovet, Netherlands
  • Sedaxyl (veterinary use)
    Kela, Belgium
  • Sedaxylan (veterinary use)
    Ceva, France; Ceva, Italy; Eurovet, Belgium; Eurovet, Netherlands; Eurovet Animal Health, Ireland; Eurovet Animal Health, Israel; Eurovet Animal Health, Poland; WDT, Germany
  • Sedazin (veterinary use)
    Biowet Pulawy, Poland
  • Sedazine (veterinary use)
    A.S.T. farma B.V, Netherlands; AST, Netherlands
  • Thiazine (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, Australia
  • Vexylan (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Belgium
  • Virbaxyl (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Italy
  • Xylalin (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Netherlands
  • Xylapan (veterinary use)
    Vetochas, Germany; Vetoquinol, Austria; Vetoquinol Ireland, Ireland
  • Xylariem (veterinary use)
    Alvetra, Germany; Ecuphar, Germany
  • Xylasan (veterinary use)
    Alfasan, Netherlands
  • Xylasel (veterinary use)
    Selecta, Germany
  • Xylasol (veterinary use)
    aniMedica, Austria; CP-Pharma, Ireland; CP-Pharma, Netherlands; Gräub, Switzerland
  • Xylaze (veterinary use)
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia; Bomac, New Zealand
  • Xylazil (veterinary use)
    Ilium Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Xylazin (veterinary use)
    Albrecht, Germany; Ceva, Germany; CPPharma, Germany; Serumwerk Bernburg, Germany
  • Xylazin Streuli (veterinary use)
    Streuli Vet, Switzerland
  • Xylazine (veterinary use)
    Dopharma, Netherlands; Kepro, Netherlands
  • Xyl-M (veterinary use)
    V.M.D, Belgium
  • Xysol (veterinary use)
    VM Pharma, Sweden

International Drug Name Search


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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