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Nafcillin

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

In the US, Nafcillin (nafcillin systemic) is a member of the drug class penicillinase resistant penicillins and is used to treat Bacteremia, Bacterial Infection, Bone infection, Endocarditis, Joint Infection, Meningitis, Pharyngitis, Pneumonia, Skin and Structure Infection and Skin or Soft Tissue Infection.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000147-52-4

Chemical Formula

C21-H22-N2-O5-S

Molecular Weight

414

Therapeutic Category

Beta-lactam antibacterial: Beta-lactamase resistant penicillin

Chemical Name

4-tia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid, 6-[[(2-etoxy-1-naphtalenyl)carbonyl]amino]-3,3-dimetyl-7-oxo-, [2S-(2α,5α,6β)]-

Foreign Names

  • Nafcillinum (Latin)
  • Nafcillin (German)
  • Nafcilline (French)
  • Nafcilina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Nafpenzal (Nafcillin and Dihydrostreptomycin, + Benzylpenicillin (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Netherlands; Intervet, Poland
  • Nafpenzal DC (Nafcillin and Dihydrostreptomycin, + Benzylpenicillin (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United Kingdom; Intervet Ireland, Ireland
  • Nafpenzal L (Nafcillin and Benzylpenicillin, + Dihydrostreptomycin (veterinary use))
    Intervet Schering Plough, South Africa
  • Delvomast MC (Nafcillin andDihydrostreptomycin, + Benzylpenicillin (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Netherlands
  • Nafpenzal (Nafcillin and Dihydrostreptomycin, + Benzylpenicillin (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Italy; MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • Nafpenzal DC (Nafcillin and Dihydrostreptomycin, + Benzylpenicillin (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Belgium; Intervet, Netherlands; MSD Animal Health, Switzerland
  • Nafpenzal L (Nafcillin and Benzylpenicillin, + Dihydrostreptomycin (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Austria
  • Nafpenzal T (Nafcillin and Dihydrostreptomycin, + Benzylpenicillin (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Austria
  • Nafpenzal T (Nafcillin and Penicillin G Procaine, + Dihydrostreptomycin (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Germany
  • Pronafcin DC (Nafcillin and Dihydrostreptomycin, + Benzylpenicillin (veterinary use))
    Eurovet, Netherlands

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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