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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 June 2013, Sobi announced its first distribution agreement with PharmaSwiss to market the products Megace, Monopril, Cefzil and Duricef approved for the treatment of indications within the oncology, cardio-vascular and anti- infective therapy areas.
Greenstone recently rolled out amoxicillin 875-mg tablets, USP, AB-rated and bioequivalent to Amoxil; cefadroxi1 500-mg capsules, USP, AB-rated and bioequivalent to Duricef; cefdinir 300-mg capsules, AB-rated and bioequivalent to Omnicef; and cefprozil 250- and 500-mg tablets, USP, AB-rated and bioequivalent to Cefzil.