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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Urinary tract antiseptic

Chemical Names

5-Nitro-8-quinolinol (WHO)

8-Hydroxy-5-nitrochinolin (IUPAC)

8-Quinolinol, 5-nitro-

Foreign Names

  • Nitroxolinum (Latin)
  • Nitroxolin (German)
  • Nitroxoline (French)
  • Nitroxolina (Spanish)

Generic Name

  • Nitroxoline (OS: DCF, BAN)

Brand Names

  • 5-Nok
    Lek, Georgia; Lek, Lithuania; Sandoz, Latvia
  • Lotal
    Kink, Taiwan
  • Nice
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Nilox midi
    CNP, Germany
  • Nilox mini
    CNP, Germany
  • Niniol
    Chen Ta, Taiwan
  • Nitroxolin forte
    MIP, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Nitroxolin forte Chephasaar
    Chephasaar, Serbia
  • Nitroxolin forte MIP
    MIP Pharma, Poland
  • Nitroxolin forte Rosen
    Rosen Pharma, Germany
  • Nitroxoline
    Irbit, Georgia; Tatchempharmpreparaty, Georgia; Vitaminy, Georgia
  • Nitroxolin-MIP
    MIP, Romania
  • Nitroxolin-MIP forte
    Chephasaar, Bulgaria
  • Nysin
    Chin Teng Pharmaceutical Industrial, Taiwan
  • Sanser
    Newai Chem, Taiwan
  • Yuro
    Yu Sheng, Taiwan


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
OSOfficial Synonym
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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