Ornidazole

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Not to be confused with ronidazole.
Ornidazole
Ornidazole.svg
Systematic (IUPAC) name
1-chloro-3-(2-methyl-5-nitro-1H-imidazol-1-yl)propan-2-ol
Clinical data
Trade names Xynor
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Oral
Pharmacokinetic data
Metabolism Metabolised via the liver, excreted in the Urine and Feces
Excretion 85% of single oral dose is eliminated with 5 days - Urine (63%) and Feces (22%)
Identifiers
16773-42-5 YesY
G01AF06 J01XD03 P01AB03 QP51AA03
PubChem CID 28061
ChemSpider 26102 YesY
UNII 62XCK0G93T YesY
KEGG D05274 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:75176 N
ChEMBL CHEMBL1449676 N
Chemical data
Formula C7H10ClN3O3
219.625
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Ornidazole is a drug that cures some protozoan infections.

It has been investigated for use in Crohn's disease after bowel resection.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rutgeerts P, Van Assche G, Vermeire S et al. (April 2005). "Ornidazole for prophylaxis of postoperative Crohn's disease recurrence: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial". Gastroenterology 128 (4): 856–61. doi:10.1053/j.gastro.2005.01.010. PMID 15825069.