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In the US, Bacampicillin is a member of the drug class aminopenicillins and is used to treat Bacterial Infection, Bladder Infection, Gonococcal Infection - Uncomplicated, Otitis Media, Pneumonia, Skin and Structure Infection, Skin or Soft Tissue Infection and Upper Respiratory Tract Infection.



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Beta-lactam antibacterial: Penicillin with extended spectrum

Beta-lactam antibacterial: Beta-lactamase sensitive penicillin

Chemical Name

(2S,5R,6R)-6-[(R)-(2-Amino-2-phenylacetamido)]-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid ester with ethyl 1-hydroxyethyl carbonate (WHO )

Foreign Names

  • Bacampicillinum (Latin)
  • Bacampicillin (German)
  • Bacampicilline (French)
  • Bacampicilina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Bacampicillin (OS: BAN)
  • Bacampicillina (OS: DCIT)
  • Bacampicilline (OS: DCF)
  • Carampicillin (IS)
  • EPC 272 (IS)
  • Bacampicillin Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM, JAN)
  • UNII-PM034U953T (IS)
  • Bacampicillin hydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Bacampicillin Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, USP 36)
  • Bacampicillin hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Bacampicilline (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Bacampicillini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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