Bacampicillin

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Bacampicillin
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
1-Ethoxycarbonyloxyethyl (2S,5R)-6-[[(2R)-2-amino-2-phenylacetyl]amino]-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylate
Clinical data
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Routes Oral
Pharmacokinetic data
Metabolism Rapidly hydrolyzed to ampicillin
Identifiers
CAS number 37661-08-8 N
ATC code J01CA06
PubChem CID 39849
DrugBank DB01602
ChemSpider 390135 YesY
UNII 8GM2J22278 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:2968 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL1583 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C21H27N3O7S 
Mol. mass 465.519 g/mol
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Bacampicillin (INN) is a penicillin antibiotic. It is a prodrug of ampicillin with improved oral bioavailability.[1]

It is sold under the brand names Spectrobid (Pfizer) and Penglobe (AstraZeneca).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bodin NO, Ekström B, Forsgren U et al. (November 1975). "Bacampicillin: a New Orally Well-Absorbed Derivative of Ampicillin". Antimicrob Agents Chemother 8 (5): 518–25. PMC 429411. PMID 1211909.