Ronidazole

(BAN, USAN, pINN)
Ronidazole Chemical formula
Synonyms: Ronidazol; Ronidazolum. (1-Methyl-5-nitroimidazol-2-yl)methyl carbamate.
Cyrillic synonym: Ронидазол.

Chemical information

Chemical formula: C6H8N4O4 = 200.2.
CAS — 7681-76-7.
ATC Vet — QP51AA08.

Pharmacopoeias.

In BP(Vet).

BP(Vet) 2008

(Ronidazole). A white to yellowish-brown, odourless or almost odourless powder. Slightly soluble in water, in alcohol, and in chloroform; very slightly soluble in ether. Protect from light.

Profile

Ronidazole is a 5-nitroimidazole antiprotozoal that is used in veterinary practice for the control of trichomoniasis in cage birds and pigeons. It has also been added to turkey feeding stuffs and has been used for the control of swine dysentery.
Published December 19, 2018.