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Nalidixic Acid

In the US, Nalidixic Acid (nalidixic acid systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: quinolones, urinary anti-infectives and is used to treat Bladder Infection and Prevention of Bladder infection.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

J01MB02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000389-08-2

Chemical Formula

C12-H12-N2-O3

Molecular Weight

232

Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Quinolone

Chemical Name

1,8-Naphtyridine-3-carboxylic acid, 1-etyl-1,4-dihydro-7-metyl-4-oxo-

Foreign Names

  • Acidum Nalidixicum (Latin)
  • Nalidixinsäure (German)
  • Acide nalidixique (French)
  • Acido nalidixico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Acide nalidixique (OS: DCF)
  • Nalidixic Acid (OS: BAN, USAN, JAN)
  • Win 18320 (IS)
  • Acidum nalidixicum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nalidixic Acid (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, USP 38)
  • Nalidixic acid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nalidixinsäure (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nalidixique (acide) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
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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