Tizoxanide

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Tizoxanide
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Names
IUPAC name
2-Hydroxy-N-(5-nitro-2-thiazolyl)benzamide
Other names
Desacetyl-nitazoxanide
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
Properties
C10H7N3O4S
Molar mass 265.25 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Tizoxanide, also known as desacetyl-nitazoxanide, is a thiazolide and an antiparasitic agent that occurs as a metabolite of nitazoxanide in humans through hydrolysis.[1] Tizoxanide may undergo further metabolism via conjugation into tizoxanide glucuronide.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Korba BE, Montero AB, Farrar K, et al. (January 2008). "Nitazoxanide, tizoxanide and other thiazolides are potent inhibitors of hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus replication". Antiviral Res. 77 (1): 56–63. doi:10.1016/j.antiviral.2007.08.005. PMID 17888524.
  2. ^ "Nitazoxanide Prescribing Information" (PDF). Romark Pharmaceuticals. August 2013. pp. 1–5. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
  3. ^ Stockis A, Allemon AM, De Bruyn S, Gengler C (May 2002). "Nitazoxanide pharmacokinetics and tolerability in man using single ascending oral doses". Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther. 40 (5): 213–220. doi:10.5414/cpp40213. PMID 12051573.