Metampicillin Sodium

(rINNM)
Synonyms: Metampicilina sódica; Métampicilline Sodique; Natrii Metampicillinum. Sodium (6R)-6-( do)penicillanate.
Cyrillic synonym: Натрий Метампициллин.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C17H18N3NaO4S = 383.4.
CAS — 6489-97-0 (metampicillin); 6489-61-8 (metampicillin sodium).
ATC — J01C A14.
ATC Vet — QJ01C A14.

💊 Profile

Metampicillin has actions and uses similar to those of ampicillin. After oral doses it is almost completely hydrolysed to ampicillin. When given parenterally, however, a proportion of the dose exists in the circulation as unchanged metampicillin which has some antibacterial activity of its own.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Gentocelina†.
Published April 27, 2019.