Orbifloxacin

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

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0113617-63-3

Chemical Formula

C19-H20-F3-N3-O3

Molecular Weight

395

Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Fluoroquinolone (gyrase inhibitor)

Chemical Names

1-Cyclopropyl-7-(cis-3,5-dimethyl-1-piperazinyl)-5,6,8-trifluoro-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-3-quinolinecarboxylic acid

1-cyclopropyl-7-(cis-3,5-dimethyl-1-piperazinyl)-55,6,8-trifluoro-1,4,dihydro-4-oxo-3-quinolinecarboxylic acid

Foreign Names

  • Orbifloxacinum (Latin)
  • Orbifloxacin (German)
  • Orbifloxacine (French)
  • Orbifloxacino (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Orbifloxacin (OS: BAN)
  • Marufloxacin (IS)
  • Orbifloxacin (PH: BP 2010, USP 34)
  • Orbifloxacin for veterinary use (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Orbifloxacinum ad usum veterinarium (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Orbax (veterinary use)
    Essex Tierarznei, Poland; Intervet, United States; Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, Australia; Schering-Plough, Luxembourg; Schering-Plough Animal Health, Belgium; Schering-Plough Animal Health, South Africa; Schering-Plough Ltd, United Kingdom; Schering-Plough Vet, Netherlands; Vetcare, Finland
  • Posatex (Orbifloxacin and Mometasone, + Posaconazole (veterinary use))
    Intervet, France; Intervet, United Kingdom; Intervet, Norway

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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