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Imipenem

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Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0064221-86-9

Chemical Formula

C12-H17-N3-O4-S

Molecular Weight

299

Therapeutic Category

Beta-lactam antibacterial: Carbapenem

Chemical Name

(5R$r,6$iS$r)-3-[[2-(formimidoylamino)etyl]tio]-6-[($IR)-1-hydroxyetyl]-7-oxo-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]hept-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Imipenemum (Latin)
  • Imipenem (German)
  • Imipénem (French)
  • Imipenem (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Imipenem (OS: BAN, DCIT)
  • Imipénem (OS: DCF)
  • Formimidoyl-thienamycin, N- (IS)
  • Imipemide (IS)
  • MK 0787 (IS)
  • NFT (IS)
  • Imipenem (PH: USP 41)
  • Imipenem (OS: USAN)
  • Imipenem Hydrate (OS: JAN)
  • Imipenem (PH: BP 2013, Ph. Eur. 9.4)
  • Imipénem (PH: Ph. Eur. 9.4)
  • Imipenem Hydrate (PH: JP XVII)
  • Imipenem Monohydrate (PH: BP 2018)
  • Imipenemum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9.4)

Brand Names

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
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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