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Chemical Formula


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Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Cephalosporin

Chemical Names

(6R,7R)-7-[(2Z)-2-(5-amino-1,2,4-tiadiazol-3-yl)-2-(hydroxyimino)acetamido]-8-oxo-3-[(E){(3'R)-2-oxo-[1,3'-bipyrrolidin]-3-yliden}metyl]-5-tia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-en-2-carbonsäure (IUPAC)

(6R,7R)-7-[(2Z)-2-(5-amino-1,2,4-tiadiazol-3-yl)-2-(hydroxyimino)acetamido]-8-oxo-3-[(E){(3'R)-2-oxo-[1,3'-bipyrrolidin]-3-ylidene}metyl]-5-tia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid (WHO)

5-tia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid, 7-[[(2Z)-(5-amino-1,2,4-tiadiazol-3-yl)(hydroxyimino)acetyl]amino]-8-oxo-3-[(E)-[(3'R)-2-oxo[1,3'-bipyrrolidin]-3-ylidene]metyl]-, (6R,7R)- (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Ceftobiprolum (Latin)
  • Ceftobiprol (German)
  • Ceftobiprole (French)
  • Ceftobiprol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ceftobiprole (OS: USAN)
  • BAL 9141-000 (IS)
  • Ro 63-9141 (IS)
  • UNII-5T97333YZK (IS)
  • JNJ-30982081 (IS)
  • Ceftobiprole Medocaril (OS: USAN)
  • BAL5788 (IS)
  • UNII-N99027V28J (IS)

Brand Names

  • Zevtera
    Basilea Pharmaceutica, Spain; Biotoscana, Argentina; Correvio, Switzerland; Unimedic, Denmark
  • Zevtera 500 mg
    Basilea Medical, Austria
  • Mabelio
    Novex, France
  • Zevtera
    Basilea, Germany; Basilea, Norway; Basilea Pharmaceutica, United Kingdom; Unimedic, Sweden


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
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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