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