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Fidaxomicin

In the US, Fidaxomicin (fidaxomicin systemic) is a member of the drug class macrolides and is used to treat Clostridial Infection.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A07AA12

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0873857-62-6

Chemical Formula

C52-H74-Cl2-O18

Molecular Weight

1058

Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Macrolide

Chemical Names

(3E,5E,8S,9E,11S,12R,13E,15E,18S)-3-{[(6-deoxy-4-O-(3,5-dichloro-2-etyl-4,6-dihydroxybenzoyl)-2-O-metyl-β-D-mannopyranosyl)oxy]metyl}-12-{[6-deoxy-5-C-metyl-4-O-(2-metylpropanoyl)-β-D-lyxo-hexopyranosyl]oxy}-11-etyl-8-hydroxy-18-[(1R)-1-hydroxyetyl]-9,13,15-trimetyloxacycloocta-3,5,9,13,15-pentaen-2-one (WHO)

Oxacyclooctadeca-3,5,9,13,15-pentaen-2-one, 3-[[[6-deoxy-4-O-(3,5-dichloro-2-etyl-4,6-dihydroxybenzoyl)-2-O-metyl-β-D-mannopyranosyl]oxy]metyl]-12[[6-deoxy-5-C-metyl-4-O-(2-metyl-1-oxopropyl)-β-D-lyxo-hexopyranosyl]oxy]-11-etyl-8-hydroxy-18-[(1R)-1-hydroxyetyl]-9,13,15-trimetyl-, (3E,5E,8S,9E,11S,12R,13E,15E,18S)- (CAS)

Foreign Names

  • Fidaxomicinum (Latin)
  • Fidaxomicin (German)
  • Fidaxomicine (French)
  • Fidaxomicina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Fidaxomicin (OS: USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • BRN 5228707 (IS)
  • Lipiarmycin (IS)
  • OPT-80 (IS)
  • PAR-101 (IS)
  • Tiacumicin B (IS)
  • UNII-Z5N076G8YQ (IS)

Brand Names

  • Dificid
    Cubist, United States; Merck Canada, Canada; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Australia; Pharmacy Retailing, New Zealand
  • Dificlir
    Astellas, Belgium; Astellas, Czech Republic; Astellas, Estonia; Astellas, Finland; Astellas, Georgia; Astellas, Ireland; Astellas, Romania; Astellas, Sweden; Astellas, Slovenia; Astellas, Slovakia; Astellas Pharma, Cyprus; Astellas Pharma, Germany; Astellas Pharma, United Kingdom; Astellas Pharma, Poland; Astellas Pharma Europe BV, Greece; Astellas, Spain; Astellas, France; Astellas, Iceland; Astellas, Lithuania; Astellas, Norway; Astellas Pharma, Denmark
  • Dificlir 200 mg
    Astellas, Hungary
  • Dificlir 200mg
    Abacus, Austria; Astellas, Switzerland; Astellas, Luxembourg; Astellas Pharma Europe, Austria

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
CASChemical Abstracts Service
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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