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Loracarbef

In the US, Loracarbef (loracarbef systemic) is a member of the drug class second generation cephalosporins and is used to treat Bacterial Infection, Bladder Infection, Bronchitis, Impetigo, Kidney Infections, Otitis Media, Pneumonia, Sinusitis, Skin or Soft Tissue Infection, Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis and Upper Respiratory Tract Infection.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

J01DC08

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0076470-66-1

Chemical Formula

C16-H16-Cl-N3-O4

Molecular Weight

349

Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Beta-lactam

Chemical Name

3-Chloro-8-oxo-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid, (6R,7S)-7-[(R)-2-amino-2-phenylacetamido]

Foreign Names

  • Loracarbefum (Latin)
  • Loracarbef (German)
  • Loracarbef (French)
  • Loracarbef (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Loracarbef (OS: BAN)
  • LY 163892 (IS: Eli Lilly)
  • Loracarbef (OS: USAN)
  • Loracarbef (PH: USP 38)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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