Cinobac® (Cinoxacin, USP) is a synthetic antibacterial agent for oral administration. Cinoxacin, quinolone, is 1-ethyl-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-[1,3] dioxolo [4,5-g] cinnoline-3-carboxylic acid and occurs as white or very light-yellow, needle-shaped crystals. Cinobac (cinoxacin) is available as 250-(0.95 mmol) and 500-mg (1.9 mmol) capsules. These capsules also contain D & C Yellow No. 10, F D & C Blue No. 1, F D & C Red No. 3, F D & C Yellow No. 6, gelatin, silicon dioxide, silicone fluid, sodium lauryl sulfate, starch, titanium dioxide, and other inactive ingredients.
The molecular formula is C12H10N2O5 and the molecular weight is 262.22.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.