Nifurtoinol

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Nifurtoinol
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
3-(hydroxymethyl)-1-{[(1E)-(5-nitro-2-furyl)
methylene]amino}imidazolidine-2,4-dione
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Legal status
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Routes Oral
Pharmacokinetic data
Excretion Renal (40–50% within the first 12 hours)
Identifiers
CAS number 1088-92-2 YesY
ATC code J01XE02
PubChem CID 9571062
ChemSpider 7845528 N
UNII 980688H13O YesY
KEGG D07243 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C9H8N4O6 
Mol. mass 268.183 g/mol
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Nifurtoinol (rINN, trade name Urfadyn) is a nitrofuran-derivative antibiotic used in the treatment of urinary tract infections.

It is also known as "hydroxymethylnitrofurantoin".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stricker BH, Blok AP, Claas FH, Van Parys GE, Desmet VJ (1988). "Hepatic injury associated with the use of nitrofurans: a clinicopathological study of 52 reported cases". Hepatology 8 (3): 599–606. doi:10.1002/hep.1840080327. PMID 3371877.