Apramycin Sulfate

Synonyms: Apramycin Sulphate (BANM); Apramycine, Sulfate d’; Apramycini Sulfas; Apramycinsulfat; Apramysiinisulfaatti; Sulfato de apramicina.
Cyrillic synonym: Апрамицина Сульфат.

Chemical information

Chemical formula: C21H41N5O11,2 H2SO4 = 784.8.
CAS — 41194-16-5.


In BP(Vet).

BP(Vet) 2008

(Apramycin Sulphate). The sulfate of an antibiotic produced by certain strains of Streptomyces tenebrarius or by other means. The potency is not less than 430 units per mg, calculated with reference to the anhydrous substance. A light brown hygroscopic powder or granular material. Freely soluble in water; practically insoluble in alcohol, in acetone, in ether, and in methyl alcohol.


Apramycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic used as the sulfate in veterinary practice for the treatment of susceptible infections.
Published October 31, 2018.