Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Natamycin

Introduction

Name

  • Natamycin.

Class of drug

  • Topical antifungal.

Description

Chemical name

  • Pimaricin.

Molecular formula

  • C33H47NO13.

Physical properties

  • Powder for reconstitution with water.

Storage requirements

  • Aqueous lotion should be stored in a cool place between 2-8°C, but do not store in freezer.
    Use galvanised or plastic containers for storage as natamycin reacts with some metals

Uses

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Indications

  • Ringworm.

Administration

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Derived fromThe Veterinary Formulary4th edn (1998), Y (Ed.). British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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