Nifuroxazide

(rINN)
Nifuroxazide Chemical formula
Synonyms: Nifuroksatsidi; Nifuroksazid; Nifuroksazidas; Nifuroxazid; Nifuroxazida; Nifuroxazidum. 2′-(5-Nitrofurfurylidene)-4-hydroxybenzohydrazide.
Cyrillic synonym: Нифуроксазид.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C12H9N3O5 = 275.2.
CAS — 965-52-6.
ATC — A07AX03.
ATC Vet — QA07AX03.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Nifuroxazide). A bright yellow crystalline powder. Practically insoluble in water; slightly soluble in alcohol; practically insoluble in dichloromethane. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Nifuroxazide is an antibacterial that is poorly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. It is given orally in a dose of 800 mg daily in divided doses in the treatment of colitis and diarrhoea.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Belg.: Bacifurane†; Ercefuryl; Braz.: Passifuril; Chile: Diarfin†; Cz.: Ercefuryl; Fr.: Bacterix; Bifix; Diafuryl; Ediston; Ercefuryl; Erceryl; Lumifurex; Panfurex; Septidiaryl; Gr.: Ercefuryl; Hong Kong: Ercefuryl; Panfurex; Indon.: Fuzide; Nifudiar; Nifural; Ital.: Diarret†; Mex.: Akabar; Diarim†; Eskapar; To p r o n ; Philipp.: Ercefuryl; Rus.: Enterofuryl (Энтерофурил); Singapore: Niraben; Thai.: Debby†; Ercefuryl; Erfuzide; Turk.: Diafuryl; Durisal; Endosin; Ercefuryl; Erfulyn; Furil; Nifuryl; Nufro. Multi-ingredient: Chile: Diaren; Diarfin†; Enterol Con Nifuroxacida; Imecol; Liracol; Nifurat†; Testisan; Mex.: Dia-Par Compuesto; Eskapar Compuesto.
Published May 08, 2019.