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Novobiocin

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

In the US, Novobiocin is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antibiotics.

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000303-81-1

Chemical Formula

C31-H36-N2-O11

Molecular Weight

612

Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial

Chemical Names

7-(Carbamoyltetrahydro-3-hydroxy-5-methoxy-6,6-dimethylpyran-2-yloxy)-4-hydroxy-3-[4-hydroxy-3-(3-methylbut-2-enyl)benzamide]-8-methyl-2H-chromen-2-one (WHO)

7-[3-(O-Carbamoyl)-4-(O-methyl)-5,5-dimethyl-α-L-lyxopyranosyloxy]-4-hydroxy-3-[4-hydroxy-3-(3-methylbut-2-enyl)benzamido]-8-methylcumarin (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Novobiocinum (Latin)
  • Novobiocin (German)
  • Novobiocine (French)
  • Novobiocina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Novobiocin (OS: BAN)
  • Novobiocine (OS: DCF)
  • U 6591 (IS)
  • Novobiocin Sodium (OS: BANM, USAN)
  • Cathocin (IS)
  • Streptonivicin (IS)
  • Novobiocin Sodium (PH: BP 1973, USP 34)
  • Novobiocina sodica (PH: F.U. VIII)
  • Novobiocine monosodique (PH: Ph. Franç. X)

Brand Names

  • Albamix (veterinary use)
    Pharmacia & Upjohn vet, United States
  • Albacillin (Novobiocin and Benzylpenicillin (veterinary use))
    Pharmacia & Upjohn vet, United States
  • Albadry Plus (Novobiocin and Benzylpenicillin (veterinary use))
    Pharmacia & Upjohn vet, United States
  • Albamast (veterinary use)
    Pharmacia & Upjohn vet, United States
  • Albamix (veterinary use)
    Pharmacia & Upjohn vet, United States
  • Albaplex (Novobiocin and Tetracycline (veterinary use))
    Pharmacia & Upjohn vet, United States
  • Biodry (veterinary use)
    Pharmacia & Upjohn vet, United States
  • Delta Albaplex (Novobiocin and Prednisolone, + Tetracycline (veterinary use))
    Pharmacia & Upjohn vet, United States
  • Drygard (veterinary use)
    Pharmacia & Upjohn vet, United States
  • Special Formula 17900 Forte V (Novobiocin and Neomycin, + Dihydrostreptomycin (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, Australia
  • Special Formula 17900 Forte (Novobiocin and Benzylpenicillin (veterinary use))
    Pharmacia & Upjohn vet, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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