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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Fluoroquinolone (gyrase inhibitor)

Chemical Names

(RS)-6-Fluor-1-metyl-7-{4-[(5-metyl-2-oxo-1,3-dioxol-4-yl)metyl]piperazin-1-yl}-4-oxo-4H-[1,3]tiazeto[3,2-a]chinolin-3-carbonsäure (IUPAC)

(+-)-7-[4-[(Z)-2,3-dihydroxy-2-butenyl]-1-piperazinyl]-6-fluoro-1-metyl-4-oxo-1H,4H-[1,3]tiazeto[3,2-a]quinoline-3-carboxylic acid, cyclic carbonate (WHO)

1H,4H-(1,3)tiazeto(3,2-a)quinoline-3-carboxylic acid, 6-fluoro-1-metyl-7-(4-((5-metyl-2-oxo-1,3-dioxol-4-yl)metyl)-1-piperazinyl)-4-oxo-

Foreign Names

  • Prulifloxacinum (Latin)
  • Prulifloxacin (German)
  • Prulifloxacine (French)
  • Prulifloxacino (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Prulifloxacin (OS: JAN)
  • CCRIS 7686 (IS)
  • NAD 441 A (NipponShinyaku) (IS)
  • NAD-394 (IS)
  • NM 441 (IS)
  • NM394 prodrug (IS)
  • OPT-99 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Aifude
    Kerui Pharmaceutical, China
  • Chinoplus
    Angelini, Italy; Aziende Chimiche Riunite Angelini Francesco, Poland
  • Darflox
    Meiji, Thailand
  • Glimbax
    ITF, Greece
  • Jiaxin
    Jing Xin Pharm, China
  • Keraflox
    Crinos, Italy
  • Kinodrox
    Algorithm, Lebanon
  • Oliflox
    Delta, Portugal
  • Prixina
    A.C.R.A.F, Poland; Angelini Pharma, Greece
  • Prutis
    Hetero, India
  • Prutop
    Glenmark, India
  • Puribact
    Invision, India
  • Superquin
    AHPL, India
  • Sword
    Meiji Seika Pharma, Japan
  • Tian Zan
    Chia Tai Tianqing Pharmaceutical, China
  • Unidrox
    Angelini, Italy; Angelini, Portugal; Angelini Pharma, Hong Kong
  • Unidrox 600 mg
    Aziende Chimiche Riunite Angelini Francesco A.C.R.A.F S., Austria; Aziende Chimichi, Hungary
  • Xun Ao
    Kangyuan Pharmaceutical, China
  • Yi Qi Di
    Bei Te Pharm, China


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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