Flucloxacillin Sodium A Penicillin Group Antibiotic -Some Facts

Flucloxacillin Sodium A Penicillin Group Antibiotic -Some Facts

Flucloxacillin is 3-(2′-chloro-6′-fluorophenyl)-5-methyl-4-isoxazolylpenicillin monohydrate. It is a member of the beta-lactamase-stable group of penicillins derived from the penicillin nucleus, 6-amino-penicillanic acid. Flucloxacillin is closely related to cloxacillin. The chemical formula of flucloxacillin sodium is C19H16ClFN3NaO5S,H2O. Its molecular weight is 93.9 and its CAS registry number…

An Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) Defined

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) The part of a medicine which produces its effects  are the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API). Some formulation drugs, are used for  combination therapies and are APIs are produced in traditional ways having multiple APIs active ingredients to treat different symptoms. Traditionally…

Branded generics vs. commodity generics

Generic drugs are copies of innovative pharmaceuticals that contain the same active ingredients and are identical in strength. A manufacturer can produce a generic drug as long as it meets FDA approval  standards. Generic companies typically focus on high volumes to earn profits, requiring efficient…