Ertapenem

In the US, Ertapenem (ertapenem systemic) is a member of the drug class carbapenems and is used to treat Infection Prophylaxis, Intraabdominal Infection, Kidney Infections, Pelvic Infections, Pneumonia, Skin Infection and Urinary Tract Infection.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

J01DH03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0153832-46-3

Chemical Formula

C22-H25-N3-O7-S

Molecular Weight

475

Therapeutic Category

Beta-lactam antibacterial: Carbapenem

Chemical Names

(4R,5S,6S)-3-(((3S,5S)-5-(((3-carboxyphenyl)amino)carbonyl)-3-pyrrolidinyl)thio )-6-((1R)-1-hydroxyethyl)-4-methyl-7-oxo-1-azabicyclo (3.2.0)hept-2-ene-2-carbx y lic acid (WHO)

1-Azabicyclo[3.2.0]hept-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid, 3-[[5-[[(3-carboxyphenyl)amino]car-bonyl]-3-pyrrolidinyl]thio]-6-(1-hydroxyethyl)-4-methyl-7-oxo- (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Ertapenemum (Latin)
  • Ertapenem (German)
  • ErtapĂ©nem (French)
  • Ertapenem (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ertapenem (OS: BAN)
  • ZD 433 (IS)
  • Ertapenem Sodium (OS: USAN)
  • L-749345 (IS)
  • MK 0826 (IS)
  • MK 826 (IS)
  • ZD 4433 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Invanz
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Argentina; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Chile; Merck Sharp & Dohme, China; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Costa Rica; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Guatemala; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Hong Kong; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Honduras; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Ireland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Lithuania; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Latvia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Malaysia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Nicaragua; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Norway; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Panama; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Peru; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Philippines; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Singapore; Merck Sharp & Dohme, El Salvador; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Tunisia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Turkey; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Taiwan; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Venezuela; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Vietnam
  • INVANZ
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Germany
  • Invanz
    Merck, United States; Merck Frosst, Canada; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Austria; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Australia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Bahrain; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Czech Republic; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Finland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck Sharp & Dohme, Hungary; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Israel; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Iceland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Italy; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Mexico; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Netherlands; Merck Sharp & Dohme, New Zealand; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Poland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Portugal; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Romania; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Serbia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Russian Federation; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Slovenia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Slovakia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Thailand; Merck Sharp & Dohme-Chibret, France; MSD, Switzerland; MSD, Denmark; MSD, Sweden; MSD, South Africa

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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