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Besifloxacin

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

S01AE08

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0141388-76-3

Chemical Formula

C19-H21-Cl-F-N3-O3

Molecular Weight

393

Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Fluoroquinolone (gyrase inhibitor)

Chemical Name

7-[(3R)-3-aminoazepan-1-yl]-8-chloro-1-cyclopropyl-6-fluoro-4-oxo-1,4-dihydroquinoline-3-carboxylic acid (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Besifloxacinum (Latin)
  • Besifloxacin (German)
  • Bésifloxacine (French)
  • Besifloxacino (Spanish)

Generic Name

  • UNII-BFE2NBZ7NX (IS)

Brand Names

  • Besiflox
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Besivance
    Bausch & Lomb, Argentina; Bausch & Lomb, Canada; Bausch & Lomb, United States; Bausch & Lomb México, Mexico; Bausch & Lomb Pharma, Thailand

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

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