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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Cephalosporin

Chemical Name

1-(((6R,7R)-7-[2-(2-Amino-4-tiazolyl)glyoxylamido]-2-carboxy-8-oxo-5-tia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-en-3-yl)metyl)-6,7-dihydro-5H-1-pyrindinium hydroxide, inner salt

Foreign Names

  • Cefpiromum (Latin)
  • Cefpirom (German)
  • Cefpirome (French)
  • Cefpiroma (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cefpirome (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • HR 810 (HoechstMarion) (IS)
  • Cefpirome Sulfate (OS: USAN, BANM, JAN)
  • Cefpirome Sulfate (PH: JP XVII)

Brand Names

  • Allard
    Ikon, India
  • Bioprom
    Otto Pharmaceutical, Indonesia
  • Caprocef
    Caprifarmindo, Indonesia
  • Cefir
    Pratapa Nirmala/Fahrenheit, Indonesia
  • Cefnos
    Pharos, Indonesia
  • Cefpirome Hexpharm
    Hexpharm Jaya, Indonesia
  • Cefrin
    Dexa Medica, Indonesia
  • Cefrom
    Sanofi Aventis, India; Sanofi-Aventis, Egypt
  • Cepirom
    Gentle, Taiwan
  • Genpirome
    Biocon, India
  • Givincef
    Pyridam Farma, Indonesia
  • Lapirom
    Lapi Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Medtol
    Glomed Pharmaceutical Company, Vietnam
  • Morcef
    Dexa Medica, Indonesia
  • Refzil
    Ranbaxy, India
  • Romicef
    Meprofarm, Indonesia
  • Sopirom
    Soho, Indonesia
  • Abirom
    Mahakam Beta Farma, Indonesia
  • Bactirom
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Cef-4
    Lupin, Myanmar
  • Ceferom
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Cefmer
    Mersifarma, Indonesia
  • Cefpirome Phapros
    Phapros, Indonesia
  • Cefpirome Southwest Synthetic
    Southwest Pharmaceutical, China
  • Cefpirome Sulfate
    Chemix Kemikkusu, Japan; Mylan Seiyaku, Japan
  • Cefrin
    Gracio Med, Philippines
  • Cefrom
    Hoechst, Pakistan; Sanofi Aventis, China; Sanofi-Aventis, Taiwan
  • Cepiro
    TTY Biopharm, Taiwan
  • Efpiro
    Neutro Pharma, Pakistan
  • Efrome
    Akson, Pakistan
  • Erpharom
    Erlimpex, Indonesia
  • Ethirom
    Ethica Industri Farmasi, Indonesia
  • Firom Plus [+ Sulbactam]
    Unilex, India
  • Force
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Futaprom
    Futamed, Indonesia
  • Hancerom
    Hanlim, South Korea
  • Interome
    Interbat, Indonesia
  • Ivcef
    Bosch, Pakistan
  • Lanpirome
    Landson, Indonesia
  • Luobang
    Yangtze River Pharma, China
  • Nufirom
    Guardian Pharmatama, Indonesia
  • Pirom
    Bernofarm, Indonesia
  • Rime
    Promed Rahardjo, Indonesia
  • Sepirom
    Merck Serono, Taiwan
  • Xenoprom
    Novell Pharmaceutical, Indonesia
  • Zeferom
    Singapore Pharmawealth Lifesciences, Philippines


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
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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