Ethopabate Chemical formula

Chemical information

Etopabato. Methyl 4-acetamido-2-ethoxybenzoate.
Chemical formula: C12H15NO4 = 237.3.
CAS — 59-06-3.
ATC Vet — QP5 1AX17.


In US for veterinary use only. Also in BP(Vet).

BP(Vet) 2008

(Ethopabate). A white or pinkish-white powder. Very slightly soluble in water; sparingly soluble in alcohol; soluble in chloroform and in methyl alcohol; slightly soluble in ether.

USP 31

(Ethopabate). A white or pinkish-white, odourless or practically odourless, powder. Very slightly soluble in water; soluble in dehydrated alcohol, in acetone, in methyl alcohol, and in acetonitrile; slightly soluble in ether; sparingly soluble in dichloromethane, in dioxan, in ethyl acetate, and in isopropyl alcohol. Protect from light.


Ethopabate is an antiprotozoal used in veterinary practice with other drugs, such as amprolium, for the control of coccidiosis in poultry.
Published November 15, 2018.