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In the US, Tedizolid (tedizolid systemic) is a member of the drug class oxazolidinone antibiotics and is used to treat Bacterial Infection and Skin and Structure Infection.

US matches:



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Oxazolidinone

Chemical Name

(5R)-3-{3-fluoro-4-[6-(2-methyl-2H-tetrazol-5-yl)pyridin-3-yl]phenyl}-5-(hydroxymethyl)-1,3-oxazolidin-2-one (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Tedizolidum (Latin)
  • Tedizolid (German)
  • T├ędizolid (French)
  • Tedizolid (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Tedizolid (OS: USAN)
  • Torezolid (IS)
  • UNII-97HLQ82NGL (IS)
  • Tedizolid Phosphate (OS: USAN)
  • Torezolid Phosphate (IS)

Brand Names

  • Sivextro
    Cubist, Germany; Cubist, Slovenia; Cubist, United States; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; MSD, Switzerland; MSD, France


ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
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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