Tetroxoprim

(BAN, USAN, rINN)
Tetroxoprim Chemical formula
Synonyms: Tetroxoprima; Tétroxoprime; Tetroxoprimum. 5-[3,5-Dimethoxy-4-(2-methoxyethoxy)benzyl]pyrimidine-2,4-diyldiamine.
Cyrillic synonym: Тетроксоприм.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C16H22N4O4 = 334.4.
CAS — 53808-87-0.
NOTE. Compounded preparations of tetroxoprim may be represented by the following name:
Co-tetroxazine (BAN)—tetroxoprim 2 parts and sulfadiazine 5 parts.

💊 Profile

Tetroxoprim is a dihydrofolate reductase inhibitor similar to, but less active than, trimethoprim. It has been used, with sulfadiazine, as co-tetroxazine. Tetroxoprim embonate has been used similarly.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Ger.: Sterinor†; Venez.: Esterinor†.
Published May 08, 2019.