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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Fluoroquinolone (gyrase inhibitor)

Chemical Name

(±)-9-Fluoro-6,7-dihydro-8-(4-hydroxypiperidino)-5-metyl-1-oxo-1H,5H-benzo[ij]quinolizine-2-carboxylic acid

Foreign Names

  • Nadifloxacinum (Latin)
  • Nadifloxacin (German)
  • Nadifloxacine (French)
  • Nadifloxacino (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Nadifloxacin (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • OPC 7251 (IS: Otsuka)
  • Zinofloxacin (IS)

Brand Names

  • Acuatim
    Otsuka, Indonesia
  • Acuatim 1%
    Otsuka Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Nadibact
    Cipla, India
  • Nadiderm
    AHPL, India
  • Nadiflo 1%
    Pola Pharma, Japan
  • Nadifloxacin 1% Towa
    Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Nadim
    Hetero, India
  • Nadiroxisan 1%
    Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Nadiskin
    Hetero, India
  • Nadixa
    Adeka, Turkey; Azevedos, Portugal; Ferrer, Bulgaria; Ferrer, Costa Rica; Ferrer, Dominican Republic; Ferrer, Guatemala; Ferrer, Honduras; Ferrer, Nicaragua; Ferrer, Panama; Ferrer, Peru; Ferrer, El Salvador; Ferrer Internacional, Spain; Ferrer Therapeutics, Mexico; Galenica, Greece; Geymonat, Italy; Life, Ecuador; Pfleger, Germany
  • Nadixa 1%
    ABL Pharma, Colombia
  • Nadoxin
    Wockhardt, India; Wockhardt, Lebanon; Wockhardt, Philippines
  • Pingfu
    Xuebao, China
  • Xin Ke Fei
    Yangtze River Pharma, China
  • Yi You Ning
    Yabang Pharmaceutical, China


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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