Ritipenem

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Ritipenem
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC10H12N2O6S
Molar mass288.27 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • C[C@@H](O)[C@@H]1[C@H]2SC(=C(N2C1=O)C(=O)O)COC(=O)N
  • InChI=1S/C10H12N2O6S/c1-3(13)5-7(14)12-6(9(15)16)4(19-8(5)12)2-18-10(11)17/h3,5,8,13H,2H2,1H3,(H2,11,17)(H,15,16)/t3-,5+,8-/m1/s1
  • Key:IKQNRQOUOZJHTR-UWBRJAPDSA-N


Ritipenem is a penem class antimicrobial agent. Ritipenem is manufactured by Tanabe Seiyaku in the ritipenem acoxil prodrug form, which can be taken orally . It is not FDA approved in the United States as of 2008.

References

  • Eiland III EH, Gatlin D (October 2008). "Forecast of antibiotic development in an era of increasing bacterial resistance". Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 21 (5): 313–8. doi:10.1177/0897190008318499.