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Pivampicillin



Pivampicillin
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2,2-dimethylpropanoyloxymethyl (2S,5R,6R)-
6-{[(2R)-2-amino-2-phenyl-acetyl]amino}-3,3-
dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]
heptane-2-carboxylate
Identifiers
CAS number 33817-20-8
ATC code J01CA02
PubChem 33478
Chemical data
Formula C22H29N3O6S 
Mol. mass 463.548 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life  ?
Excretion Renal (76%)
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.

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Legal status
Routes Oral

Pivampicillin is a pivaloyloxymethylester of ampicillin. It is a prodrug, which is thought to enhance the oral bioavailability of ampicillin because of its greater lipophilicity compared to that of ampicillin.

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