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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Beta-lactam antibacterial: Carbapenem

Chemical Names

5H-Pyrazolo[1,2-a][1,2,4]triazol-4-ium, 6-[[2-carboxy-6-(1-hydroxyetyl)-4-metyl-7-oxo-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]hept-2-en-3-yl]tio]-6,7-dihydro-, hydroxide, inner salt, [4R-[4α,5β,6β(R*)]]- (USAN)

6-{[(4R,5S,6S)-2-carboxy-6-[(1R)-1-hydroxyetyl]-4-metyl-7-oxo-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]hept-2-en-3-yl]tio}-6,7-dihydro-5H-pyrazololo[1,2-a]-s-triazol-4-ium hydroxide, inner salt (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Biapenem (Latin)
  • Biapenem (German)
  • Biapénem (French)
  • Biapenem (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Biapenem (OS: USAN, JAN)
  • CL 186815 (IS)
  • L-627 (IS)
  • LJC 10627 (IS)
  • UNII-YR5U3L9ZH1 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Hua Jin
    Shandong Lukang Chenxin, China
  • Newanti
    Simcere, China
  • Nuo Jia Nan
    ZhongNuo Pharm, China
  • Omegacin
    Meiji, Thailand; Meiji Seika Pharma, Japan
  • Tiance
    Chia Tai Tianqing Pharmaceutical, China


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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