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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(2S,5R,6R)-6-([3-(2,3-dihydro-1 H-inden-5-yloxy)-3-oxo-2-phenylpropanoyl]amino)-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid
CAS number 26605-69-6
ATC code J01CA05
PubChem 93184
Chemical data
Formula C 26H26N2O6S 
Mol. mass 494.55 g/mol
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
Pharmacokinetic data
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Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status Prescription only
Routes Oral

Carindacillin (INN), also known as Carbenicillin indanyl (USAN) is a penicillin antibiotic. It is a prodrug of carbenicillin.[1]

It is administered orally, as the sodium salt. It is marketed by Pfizer under the brand name Geocillin.


  1. ^ English AR, Retsema JA, Ray VA, Lynch JE (March 1972). "Carbenicillin indanyl sodium, an orally active derivative of carbenicillin". Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 1 (3): 185–91. PMID 4558137. PMC 444190.  


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