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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Beta-lactam antibacterial: Beta-lactamase sensitive penicillin

Chemical Names

(2S,5R,6R)-6-[(Azepan-1-ylmetylen)amino]-3,3-dimetyl-7-oxo-4-tia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carbonsäure-2,2-dimetylpropanoyloxymetyl (IUPAC)

Hydroxymetyl (2S,5R,6R)-6-[[(hexahydro-1H-azepin-1-yl)metylene]-amino]-3,3-dimetyl-7-oxo-4-tia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylate pivalate (ester) (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Pivmecillinamum (Latin)
  • Pivmecillinam (German)
  • Pivmécillinam (French)
  • Pivmecilinam (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Alexid
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Emcil
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Lexipen
    Techno, Bangladesh
  • Pivicil
    General Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Relexid
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Selexid
    LEO, Lebanon; LEO Pharma, Tunisia
  • Melysin
    Takeda Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Penomax
    Orion, Denmark; Orion, Iceland; Orion, Norway; Orion Pharma, Finland; Orion Pharma, Sweden
  • Selexid
    Almirall, Denmark; LEO Laboratories, United Kingdom; Leo Pharma, Austria
  • X-Systo
    LEO Pharma, Germany; LEO Pharma, Poland


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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