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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 Name

4-Thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid, 3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-6-[(1-oxo-2-phenoxybutyl)amino]-, [2S-(2α,5α,6β)]-

Foreign Names

  • Propicillinum (Latin)
  • Propicillin (German)
  • Propicilline (French)
  • Propicilina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Propicillin (OS: BAN)
  • Propicillina (OS: DCIT)
  • Propicilline (OS: DCF)
  • (1-Phenoxypropyl)penicillin (IS: WHO)
  • 6-(α-Phenoxybutyramido)penicillansäure (IS)
  • Bayer 5395 (IS: Bayer)
  • PA 248 (IS)
  • Propicillin Potassium (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • 6-(α-Phenoxybutyramido)penicillansäure, Kaliumsalz (IS)
  • Propicillinum kalicum (IS)
  • Propicillin Potassium (PH: BP 1973)
  • Propicillinum Kalicum (PH: Ph. Int. 2)

Brand Name


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

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