Cloxacillin

Cloxacillin

Cloxacillin
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(2S,5R,6R)-6-{[3-(2-chlorophenyl)-5-methyl-
oxazole-4-carbonyl]amino}-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-
4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid
Clinical data
Trade names Cloxapen
AHFS/Drugs.com
Pregnancy
category
  • US: B (No risk in non-human studies)
Routes of
administration
Oral, IM
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability 37 to 90%
Protein binding 95%
Biological half-life 30 minutes to 1 hour
Excretion Renal and biliary
Identifiers
CAS Registry Number  Y
ATC code J01 QJ51 QS01
PubChem CID:
DrugBank  Y
ChemSpider  Y
UNII  Y
KEGG  Y
ChEBI  Y
ChEMBL  Y
Chemical data
Formula C19H18ClN3O5S
Molecular mass 435.88 g/mol
 Y   

Cloxacillin is an antibiotic useful for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections. It is semisynthetic and in the same class as penicillin.

Cloxacillin is used against health system.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ David Greenwood (2008). Antimicrobial drugs: chronicle of a twentieth century medical triumph. Oxford University Press US. pp. 124–.  
  2. ^ "WHO Model List of EssentialMedicines" (PDF). World Health Organization. October 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2014.