cefuroxime


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Related to cefuroxime: Cefuroxime axetil, Cefixime

cef·ur·ox·ime

 (sĕf′yo͝or-ŏk′sēm′)
n.
A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, C16H16N4O8S, given orally or parenterally to treat a variety of bacterial infections, including early Lyme disease.

[cefur- (blend of ceph(alosporin) and fur(an)) + ox(y)- + alteration of imino (influenced by -ine or -ide).]
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Noun1.cefuroxime - a cephalosporin that can be given parenterally (trade name Zinacef) or orally by tablets (trade name Ceftin); indicated for infections of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract or meninges
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
Translations
cefuroxim

cefuroxime

n cefuroxima
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Some drugs that have expired and have a generic form as of today include cefuroxime axetil, ceftazidime, and cefprozil.
The antibiotic susceptibility profiles of P aeruginosa isolated from superficial swab specimens prior to discharge revealed susceptibility to colistin only and resistance to ampicillin, amoxicillin-clavulanic acid, piperacillin-tazobactam, cefixime, cefuroxime, cefoxitin, cefotaxime, ceftazidime, cefepime, ertapenem, nitrofurantoin, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, imipinem, meropenem, tigecycline, amikacin, gentamycin and ciprofloxacin.
During hospitalization, the patient received enteral feeding, cefuroxime, docusate, dronabinol, gabapentin, metolazone, nafcillin, and morphine.
The combined effects between essential oils of cinnamon bark, lavender, marjoram, tea tree, peppermint and ampicillin, piperacillin, cefazolin, cefuroxime, carbenicillin, ceftazidime, meropenem, were evaluated by means of the checkerboard method against beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli.
Five trials involved the antibiotics amoxicillin, amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, or cefuroxime.
The specimens were assayed for trimethoprim /sulphamethoxazole, amoxycillin, ciprofloxacin, cephalexin and cefuroxime in the Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Christian Medical College, Vellore.
The patient was treated with cefuroxime and referred to a community otolaryngologist.
Cefuroxime was substituted by oral doxycycline 100 mg b.
Cefpodoxime 400 mg or cefuroxime 1 g will be acceptable alternative therapies in men who have sex with men and in geographical areas where quinolone-resistant gonorrhea has become increasingly prevalent.
Residues of veterinary drugs; Cefuroxime, Cyhalothrin, Cypermethrin, a-cypermethrin, Flumequine, Pirlimycin and Ractopamine.
Amoxicillin, ampicillin, cefepime, cefotaxime, ceftriaxone, cefuroxime, ertapenem, imipenem, and meropenem must be tested by a MIC method.
In particular, this patent relates to products that include a cephalosporin (such as cefuroxime and/or cefpodoxime) or a penicillin (such as amoxicillin or dicloxacillin), as well as derivatives thereof.