Nalidixic Acid

FDA Approved: * March 28, 1986
Pharm Company: * MUTUAL PHARM
Category: Antibiotics

Nalidixic acid (tradenames Nevigramon, NegGram, Wintomylon and WIN 18,320) is the first of the synthetic quinolone antibiotics. In a technical sense, it is a naphthyridone, not a quinolone: its ring structure is a 1,8-naphthyridine nucleus that contains two nitrogen atoms, unlike quinoline, which has a single nitrogen atom.[1] Synthetic quinolone antibiotics were discovered by George Lesher and coworkers as a byproduct of chloroquine manufacture in the 1960s;[2]... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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