Gramicidin S

(rINN)
Gramicidin S Chemical formula
Synonyms: Gramicidin C; Gramicidina S; Gramicidine S; Gramicidinum S; Soviet Gramicidin.
Cyrillic synonym: Грамицидин C.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C60H92N12O10 = 1141.4.
CAS — 113-73-5.

💊 Profile

Gramicidin S is an antibacterial polypeptide, produced by Bacillus brevis, and has similar properties to tyrothricin. It is unsuitable for systemic use and is used topically for the local treatment of susceptible infections and as lozenges for infections of the mouth and throat. The hydrochloride is used similarly.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Rus.: Grammidin. Multi-ingredient: Indon.: FG Ointment; FG Troches.
Published March 21, 2019.