Carindacillin

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Carindacillin
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(2S,5R,6R)-6-([3-(2,3-dihydro-1H-inden-5-yloxy)-3-oxo-2-phenylpropanoyl]amino)-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Legal status
  • Prescription only
Routes Oral
Identifiers
CAS number 26605-69-6
ATC code J01CA05
PubChem CID 93184
ChemSpider 391995
UNII 5V278481KE YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL1200991
Chemical data
Formula C26H26N2O6S 
Mol. mass 494.55 g/mol

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 marketed by Pfizer under the brand name Geocillin.

References[edit]

  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.