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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 37693-01-9
ATC code J01XX03
PubChem 2799
Chemical data
Formula C21H26Cl2O 
Mol. mass 365.336 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability 98%[1]
Metabolism Hepatic glucuronidation[1]
Half life  ?
Excretion Biliary[1]
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.


Legal status
Routes Rectal (suppository)[1][2]

Clofoctol is a bacteriostatic antibiotic. It is used in the treatment of respiratory tract and ear, nose and throat infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria.[1][2]

It is marketed in France under the trade name Octoplus and in Italy as Gramplus.


  1. ^ a b c d e Gramplus (Italian). Studio Medico Torrino (July 25 2007). Retrieved on 2007-08-10.
  2. ^ a b Clofoctol (French). BIAM (July 16 1999). Retrieved on 2007-08-10.

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