Carindacillin

Carindacillin
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Routes of
administration
Oral
ATC code
Legal status
Legal status
  • In general: ℞ (Prescription only)
Identifiers
CAS Number
PubChem CID
ChemSpider
UNII
ChEMBL
ECHA InfoCard 100.043.481
Chemical and physical data
Formula C26H26N2O6S
Molar mass 494.55 g/mol
3D model (JSmol)

Carindacillin (INN), also known as Carbenicillin indanyl (USAN) is a penicillin antibiotic. It is a prodrug of carbenicillin.[1]

It is administered orally, as the sodium salt. It is no longer marketed in the United States, but used to be marketed by Pfizer under the brand name Geocillin.

References

  1. English AR, Retsema JA, Ray VA, Lynch JE (March 1972). "Carbenicillin indanyl sodium, an orally active derivative of carbenicillin". Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 1 (3): 185–91. doi:10.1128/aac.1.3.185. PMC 444190. PMID 4558137.


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