cefadroxil


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cef·a·drox·il

 (sĕf′ə-drŏk′səl)
n.
A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, C16H17N3O5S, that is given orally.

[cefa- + alteration of (hy)droxyl.]
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Noun1.cefadroxil - a cephalosporin antibiotic (trade name Ultracef)cefadroxil - a cephalosporin antibiotic (trade name Ultracef)
cephalosporin, Mefoxin - one of several broad spectrum antibiotic substances obtained from fungi and related to penicillin (trade names Mefoxin); addition of side chains has produced semisynthetic antibiotics with greater antibacterial activity
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In 1989 the cefadroxil product accounted for roughly 13% of Zenith's gross revenues.