Pirlimycin

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

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0079548-73-5

Chemical Formula

C17-H31-Cl-N2-O5-S

Molecular Weight

410

Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Lincomycin

Chemical Names

(2S-cis)-Methyl 7-chloro-6,7,8-trideoxy-6-[[(4-ethyl-2-piperidinyl)carbonyl]-amino]-1-thio-L-threo-α-D-galacto-octopyranoside

Methyl 7-chlor-6,7,8-tridesoxy-6-(4α-ethyl-2α-piperidylcarboxamido)-1-thio-L-threo-α-D-galactooctopyranosid (IUPAC)

Methyl 7-chloro-6,7,8-trideoxy-6-(cis-4-ethyl-L-pipecolamido)-1-thio-L-threo-α-D-galactooctopyranoside (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Pirlimycinum (Latin)
  • Pirlimycin (German)
  • Pirlimycine (French)
  • Pirlimicina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Pirsue (veterinary use)
    Pfizer, Poland; Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium; Pfizer Animal Health, Finland; Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany; Pfizer Limited, Austria; Pfizer Santé Animale, France; Pharmacia & Upjohn vet, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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