cephradine

cephradine

 [sef´rah-dēn]
a semisynthetic first-generation cephalosporinantibiotic effective against a wide range of gram-positive and a limited range of gram-negative bacteria; administered orally or parenterally.

cephradine

/ceph·ra·dine/ (sef´rah-dēn) a semisynthetic first-generation cephalosporin, effective against a wide range of gram-positive and a limited range of gram-negative bacteria.

cephradine

[sef′rədēn]
an oral first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of certain infections caused by susceptible bacterial strains causing respiratory, genitourinary, gastrointestinal, skin and soft tissue, and bone and joint infections, or septicemia. It is effective against many gram-positive bacilli and cocci (other than enterococcus) and some gram-negative bacilli.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug or to any cephalosporin medication prohibits its use. It is prescribed with caution for patients who are allergic to penicillin.
adverse effects Nausea, diarrhea, and hypersensitivity reactions may occur.

cephradine

Anspor®, Velosef® A semisynthetic oral/IV cephalosporin excreted unchanged in the urine which accumulates in serum; it is contraindicated in renal failure

cephradine

Cefradine, a CEPHALOSPORIN antibiotic drug. A brand name is Velosef

cephradine (sef´rədēn),

n brand name: Velosef;
drug class: first-generation cephalosporin;
action: inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis, rendering cell wall osmotically unstable;
uses: removal of gram-negative bacilli and gram-positive organisms from serious respiratory tract, urinary tract, and skin infections and otitis media.

cephradine

a first generation cephalosporin antibiotic with a spectrum of activity similar to cephalexin.
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Suggested treatments included oral metronidazole 500 mg twice daily for 5 to 7 days, with simultaneous treatment of the male partner; ampicillin 500 mg four times daily for 5 to 7 days; or cephradine 500 mg four times daily for 5 to 7 days as a last resort.
Lack of interaction between the peptidomimetic substrates captopril and cephradine.
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A review of its antibacterial, pharmacokinetic and therapeutic properties in comparison with cephalexin and cephradine.
Among methicillin-resistant isolates, resistance to Linezolid was 0%, all were resistant to Oxacillin, Cefoxitin, Amoxicillin, Cefotaxime and Cephradine, and resistance to both Co-Amoxiclav and Ciprofloxacin was 87.
Cephradine is chemically (7R)-7-(a-D-cyclohexa-1, 4dienylglucylamino)-3-methyl-3-cephem-4-carboxylic acid (USP, 2008).
It is used in synthesis of many important drugs; ampicillin , cephaclor, cephalexin, cephradine, sulphacetamide acetamidine hydrochloride and methyl le amine [8].
The penetration characteristics of cefazolin, cephalothin, and cephradine into bone in patients undergoing total hip replacement.
Effect of infusions of non-antibiotic antibacterials alone and in combination with Cephradine on milk yield of buffaloes affected with clinical mastitis.