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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Fluoroquinolone (gyrase inhibitor)

Chemical Names

(RS)-6-Fluor-1-metyl-7-{4-[(5-metyl-2-oxo-1,3-dioxol-4-yl)metyl]piperazin-1-yl}-4-oxo-4H-[1,3]tiazeto[3,2-a]chinolin-3-carbonsäure (IUPAC)

(+-)-7-[4-[(Z)-2,3-dihydroxy-2-butenyl]-1-piperazinyl]-6-fluoro-1-metyl-4-oxo-1H,4H-[1,3]tiazeto[3,2-a]quinoline-3-carboxylic acid, cyclic carbonate (WHO)

1H,4H-(1,3)tiazeto(3,2-a)quinoline-3-carboxylic acid, 6-fluoro-1-metyl-7-(4-((5-metyl-2-oxo-1,3-dioxol-4-yl)metyl)-1-piperazinyl)-4-oxo-

Foreign Names

  • Prulifloxacinum (Latin)
  • Prulifloxacin (German)
  • Prulifloxacine (French)
  • Prulifloxacino (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Prulifloxacin (OS: JAN)
  • CCRIS 7686 (IS)
  • NAD 441 A (IS: NipponShinyaku)
  • NAD-394 (IS)
  • NM 441 (IS)
  • NM394 prodrug (IS)
  • OPT-99 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Aifude
    Kerui Pharmaceutical, China
  • Chinoplus
    Aziende Chimiche Riunite Angelini Francesco, Poland; SPA, Italy
  • Darflox
    Meiji, Thailand
  • Glimbax
    ITF, Greece
  • Jiaxin
    Jingxin, China
  • Keraflox
    ACRAF, Portugal; Crinos, Italy
  • Kinodrox
    Algorithm, Lebanon
  • Oliflox
    Delta, Portugal
  • Prixina
    A.C.R.A.F, Poland; Faran Laboratories, Greece
  • Prutis
    Hetero, India
  • Prutop
    Glenmark, India
  • Puribact
    Invision, India
  • Superquin
    AHPL, India
  • Sword
    Meiji Seika Kaisha, Japan
  • Tian Zan
    Chia Tai Tianqing, China
  • Unidrox
    A.C.R.A.F., Austria; A.C.R.A.F., Czech Republic; Angelini, Italy; Angelini, Portugal; Aziende Chimichi, Hungary
  • Xun Ao
    Kangyuan Pharmaceutical, China
  • Yi Qi Di
    Bei Te Pharm, China

International Drug Name Search


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

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