NAME :- NALIDIXIC ACID
IUPAC NAME :- 1-Ethyl-7-methyl-4-oxo-[1,8]naphthyridine-3-carboxylic acid
CAS NO. :- 389-08-2
FORMULA :- C12H12N2O3
SYNONYMS :- 1-Ethyl-1,4-dihydro-7-methyl-4-oxo-1,8-naphthyridine-3-carboxylic acid sodium salt
APPLICATION :- For the treatment of urinary tract infections caused by susceptible gram-negative microorganisms, including the majority of E. Coli, Enterobacter species, Klebsiella species, and Proteus species.
DESCRIPTION :- A synthetic 1,8-naphthyridine antimicrobial agent with a limited bacteriocidal spectrum. It is an inhibitor of the A subunit of bacterial DNA gyrase.