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Sarafloxacin

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0098105-99-8

Chemical Formula

C20-H17-F2-N3-O3

Molecular Weight

385

Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Gyrase inhibitor

Chemical Names

3-Quinolinecarboxylic acid, 6-fluoro-1-(4-fluorophenyl)-1,4dihydro-4-oxo7-(1-piperazinyl)- (USAN)

6-fluoro-1-(p-fluorophenyl)-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-7-(1-piperazinyl)-3-quinoline-carboxylic acid (WHO)

6-fluoro-1-(4-fluorophenyl)-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-7-(1-piperazinyl)-3-chinolincarbonsäure (IUPAC)

6-fluoro-1-(4-fluorophenyl)-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-7-(1-piperazinyl)-3-quinolinecarboxylic acid

Foreign Names

  • Sarafloxacinum (Latin)
  • Sarafloxacin (German)
  • Sarafloxacine (French)
  • Sarafloxacino (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Name

  • Sarafin (veterinary use)
    Vetrepharm, United Kingdom

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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Further information

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