Nitrofurans: Nitrofurazone, furazidine, and nitrofurantoin

Angela Huttner, Andrew Stewardson

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Abstract

The basic chemical structure of nitroheterocyclic drugs consists of a primary nitro group joined to a heterocyclic ring, with three groups of these compounds important in human therapeutics: the nitrothiazoles, nitroimidazoles, and nitrofurans.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationKucers the Use of Antibiotics
Subtitle of host publicationA Clinical Review of Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antiparasitic, and Antiviral Drugs
EditorsM. Lindsay Grayson
Place of PublicationBoca Raton FL USA
PublisherCRC Press
Chapter97
Pages1784-1798
Number of pages15
Edition7th
ISBN (Electronic)9781498747967
ISBN (Print)9781498747950
Publication statusPublished - 2 Oct 2017
Externally publishedYes

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Huttner, A., & Stewardson, A. (2017). Nitrofurans: Nitrofurazone, furazidine, and nitrofurantoin. In M. L. Grayson (Ed.), Kucers the Use of Antibiotics: A Clinical Review of Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antiparasitic, and Antiviral Drugs (7th ed., pp. 1784-1798). CRC Press.