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Meropenem

In the US, Meropenem (meropenem systemic) is a member of the drug class carbapenems and is used to treat Intraabdominal Infection, Meningitis, Nosocomial Pneumonia, Skin and Structure Infection and Skin or Soft Tissue Infection.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

J01DH02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0096036-03-2

Chemical Formula

C17-H25-N3-O5-S

Molecular Weight

383

Therapeutic Category

Beta-lactam antibacterial: Carbapenem

Chemical Name

(4R-5S,6S)-3-[[(3S,5S)-5-(Dimetylcarbamoyl)-3-pyrrolidinyl]tio]-6-[(1R)-1-hydroxyetyl]-4-metyl-7-oxo-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]hept-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid

Foreign Names

  • Meropenemum (Latin)
  • Meropenem (German)
  • Méropénem (French)
  • Meropenem (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Meropenem (OS: BAN)
  • ICI 194660 (IS)
  • SM 7338 (IS)
  • Meropenem (PH: USP 38)
  • Meropenem (OS: USAN)
  • Meropenem Hydrate (OS: JAN)
  • Meropenem (PH: USP 38)
  • Meropenem Hydrate (PH: JP XVI)
  • Meropenem Trihydrate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Meropenem trihydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Méropénem trihydraté (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Meropenem-Trihydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Meropenemum trihydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

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Glossary

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

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