cefonicid


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cefonicid

 [sĕ-fon´ĭ-sid]
a semisynthetic, second-generation, β-lactamase–resistant cephalosporinantibiotic effective against a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria; used as the sodium salt.
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These include ciprofloxacin and pefloxacin [36], ofloxacin [37], lomefloxacin [38], tetracyclines [39], cefonicid and other cephalosporins [40], and norfloxacin in quails [41].
(24) Geissler and coworkers found no significant difference in the rate of infection in minor gunshot wounds between patients who received 1 gm of intramuscular cefonicid in the emergency room vs.
IV therapy consisted of 1 g cefonicid (Monocid) every 12 hours, 1500 mg cefuroxime (Zinacef) every 8 hours, or 1 g amoxicillin/clavulanate every 8 hours.
In the other study, 1 g of cefonicid was administered every 24 hours until the chest tube was removed, usually before 5 days (33).
In general, intermediate-spectrum cephalosporins, such as cefonicid and cefoperazone, are also good for group B streptococci, staphylococci, coliforms, and anaerobic streptococci.