Carindacillin

Carindacillin

Carindacillin
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(2S,5R,6R)-6-([3-(2,3-dihydro-1H-inden-5-yloxy)-3-oxo-2-phenylpropanoyl]amino)-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com
Legal status
  • Prescription only
Routes Oral
Identifiers
CAS number
ATC code J01
PubChem
ChemSpider
UNII  YesY
ChEMBL
Chemical data
Formula C26H26N2O6S 
Mol. mass 494.55 g/mol

Carindacillin (INN), also known as Carbenicillin indanyl (USAN) is a penicillin antibiotic. It is a prodrug of carbenicillin.[1]

It is administered orally, as the sodium salt. It is marketed by Pfizer under the brand name Geocillin.

References

  1. ^ English AR, Retsema JA, Ray VA, Lynch JE (March 1972). "Carbenicillin indanyl sodium, an orally active derivative of carbenicillin". Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 1 (3): 185–91.