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Ornidazole
Systematic (IUPAC) name
1-chloro-3-(2-methyl-5-nitro-1H-imidazol-1-yl)propan-2-ol
Identifiers
CAS number 16773-42-5
ATC code G01AF06 J01XD03 P01AB03 QP51AA03
PubChem 28061
Chemical data
Formula C 7H10ClN3O3  
Mol. mass 219.625
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism Metabolised via the liver, excreted in the Urine and Feces
Half life  ?
Excretion 85% of single oral dose is elimiated with 5 days - Urine (63%) and Feces (22%)
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status
Routes Oral

Ornidazole is a drug that cures some protozoan infections. It is used by the poultry industry.

It has been investigated for use in Crohn's disease after bowel resection.[1]

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