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 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-Thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid, 6-[[(2-ethoxy-1-naphthalenyl)carbonyl]amino]-3,3-dimethyl-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, Poland
  • Nafpenzal DC (Nafcillin and Dihydrostreptomycin, + Benzylpenicillin (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United Kingdom
  • Nafpenzal L (Nafcillin and Benzylpenicillin, + Dihydrostreptomycin (veterinary use))
    Intervet, South Africa; Intervet International B.V., Luxembourg
  • Nafcillin Sodium ACIC
    ACIC, United States
  • Nafcillin Sodium IBI
    IBI, United States
  • Nafcillin Sodium Sandoz
    Sandoz, United States
  • Nafpenzal (Nafcillin and Dihydrostreptomycin, + Benzylpenicillin (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Austria; Intervet, France; Intervet / Schering-Plough Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Nafpenzal DC (Nafcillin and Dihydrostreptomycin, + Benzylpenicillin (veterinary use))
    Veterinaria, Switzerland
  • Nafpenzal MC (Nafcillin and Dihydrostreptomycin, + Benzylpenicillin (veterinary use))
    Veterinaria, Switzerland
  • Nafpenzal T (Nafcillin and Penicillin G Procaine, + Dihydrostreptomycin (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Germany; Intervet International B.V., Luxembourg
  • Nallpen
    Baxter, United States

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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