Nifurtoinol

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Nifurtoinol
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Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Routes of
administration
Oral
ATC code
Pharmacokinetic data
Excretion Renal (40–50% within the first 12 hours)
Identifiers
CAS Number
PubChem CID
ChemSpider
UNII
KEGG
ChEBI
ECHA InfoCard 100.012.842
Chemical and physical data
Formula C9H8N4O6
Molar mass 268.183 g/mol
3D model (Jmol)
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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.