Secnidazole

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Secnidazole
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Clinical data
Synonyms PM 185184, RP 14539
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Routes of
administration
Oral
ATC code
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CAS Number
PubChem CID
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ChEMBL
ECHA InfoCard 100.020.123
Chemical and physical data
Formula C7H11N3O3
Molar mass 185.180 g/mol
3D model (JSmol)
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Secnidazole (trade names Flagentyl, Sindose, Secnil) is a nitroimidazole anti-infective. Effectiveness in the treatment of dientamoebiasis has been reported.[1] It has also been tested against Atopobium vaginae.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Girginkardeşler, N.; Coşkun, S.; Cüneyt Balcioğlu, I.; Ertan, P.; Ok, U. Z. (2003). "Dientamoeba fragilis, a neglected cause of diarrhea, successfully treated with secnidazole". Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 9 (2): 110–113. doi:10.1046/j.1469-0691.2003.00504.x. PMID 12588330. 
  2. ^ De Backer, E.; Dubreuil, L.; Brauman, M.; Acar, J.; Vaneechoutte, M. (2009). "In vitro activity of secnidazole against Atopobium vaginae, an anaerobic pathogen involved in bacterial vaginosis". Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 16 (5): 470–472. doi:10.1111/j.1469-0691.2009.02852.x. PMID 19548924. 

External links[edit]

  • Gillis, J. C.; Wiseman, L. R. (1996). "Secnidazole. A review of its antimicrobial activity, pharmacokinetic properties and therapeutic use in the management of protozoal infections and bacterial vaginosis". Drugs. 51 (4): 621–38. doi:10.2165/00003495-199651040-00007. PMID 8706597.