Carindacillin

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Carindacillin
Carindacillin.svg
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.comInternational Drug Names
Routes of
administration
Oral
ATC code
Legal status
Legal status
  • In general: ℞ (Prescription only)
Identifiers
  • (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
CAS Number
PubChem CID
ChemSpider
UNII
ChEMBL
CompTox Dashboard (EPA)
ECHA InfoCard100.043.481 Edit this at Wikidata
Chemical and physical data
FormulaC26H26N2O6S
Molar mass494.56 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • [Na+].O=C([O-])[C@@H]4N5C(=O)[C@@H](NC(=O)C(c1ccccc1)C(=O)Oc2cc3c(cc2)CCC3)[C@H]5SC4(C)C

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 no longer marketed in the United States, but used to be 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. doi:10.1128/aac.1.3.185. PMC 444190. PMID 4558137.