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Nalidixic Acid

Also known as Nalidixin, 1,8-Naphthyridine-3-Carboxylic Acid, 1-Ethyl-1,4-Dihydro-7-Methyl-4-Oxo-, 3-Carboxy-1-Ethyl-7-Methyl-1,8-Naphthidin-4-One, Acide Nalidixico, and Neggram

Nalidixic acid (tradenames Nevigramon, Neggram, Wintomylon and WIN 18,320) is the first of the synthetic quinolone antibiotics. In the 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.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed nalidixic acid to treat rabies, blastomycosis, west nile virus, and pick disease.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take nalidixic acid if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

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