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Furazolidone

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Furazolidone (furazolidone systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antibiotics.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

G01AX06

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000067-45-8

Chemical Formula

C8-H7-N3-O5

Molecular Weight

225

Therapeutic Category

Antiprotozoal agent: Trichomonacidal

Chemical Name

2-Oxazolidinone, 3-[[(5-nitro-2-furanyl)methylene]amino]-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Furazolidone (OS: BAN, DCF, DCIT)
  • F 60 (IS)
  • NF 180 (IS)
  • Furazolidone (PH: BP 2011, F.U. IX, Ph. Franç. X, USP 34)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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