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Ceftaroline Fosamil



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Cephalosporin

Chemical Name

(6R,7R)-7-{(2Z)-(Etoxyimino)-2-[5-(phosphonoamino)-1,2,4-tiadiazol-3-yl]acetamido}-3-{[4-(1-metylpyridin-1-ium-4-yl)-1,3-tiazol-2-yl]sulfanyl}-8-oxo-5-tia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylate (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Ceftarolinum fosamilum (Latin)
  • Ceftarolin fosamil (German)
  • Ceftaroline fosamil (French)
  • Ceftarolina fosamilo (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ceftaroline Fosamil (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • PPI-0903 (IS)
  • TAK 599 (IS)
  • UNII-P9VXV1408Y (IS)

Brand Names

  • Teflaro
    Forest, United States
  • Zinforo
    AstraZeneca, Austria; AstraZeneca, Belgium; AstraZeneca, Colombia; AstraZeneca, Spain; AstraZeneca, Greece; AstraZeneca, Hong Kong; AstraZeneca, Croatia (Hrvatska); AstraZeneca, Iceland; AstraZeneca, Italy; AstraZeneca, Malaysia; AstraZeneca, Poland; AstraZeneca, Romania; AstraZeneca, Sweden; AstraZeneca Singapore, Singapore; AstraZeneca UK, United Kingdom; Facta Farmaceutici S.P.A, Israel; AstraZeneca, Switzerland; AstraZeneca, Germany; AstraZeneca, Denmark; AstraZeneca, Finland; AstraZeneca, France; AstraZeneca, Ireland; AstraZeneca, Lithuania; AstraZeneca, Norway; AstraZeneca, New Zealand; AstraZeneca, Russian Federation


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
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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