Biapenem
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(4R,5S,6S)-3-(6,7-dihydro-5H- pyrazolo[1,2-a][1,2,4]triazol-8- ium-6-ylsulfanyl)- 6-(1-hydroxyethyl)- 4-methyl-7-oxo-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]hept-2- ene-2-carboxylate
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com
Legal status
  • Prescription only
Routes IV
Identifiers
CAS number  YesY
ATC code J01
PubChem
ChemSpider  YesY
UNII  YesY
ChEBI  YesY
ChEMBL  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C15H18N4O4S 
Mol. mass 350.39 g/mol
 YesY   

Biapenem (INN) is a carbapenem antibiotic. It has in vitro activity against anaerobes.[1]

Approved in Japan in 2001.

References

  1. ^ Aldridge KE, Morice N, Schiro DD (April 1994). "In vitro activity of biapenem (L-627), a new carbapenem, against anaerobes". Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 38 (4): 889–93.  

External links

  • (Japanese) Omegacin