loracarbef


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loracarbef

 [lor″ah-kahr´bef]
a carbacephemantibiotic closely related to cefaclor and with similar antimicrobial activity and uses.

loracarbef

/lor·a·car·bef/ (lor″ah-kahr´bef) a carbacephem antibiotic closely related to cefaclor and having similar antibacterial actions and uses.

loracarbef

Lorabid® Therapeutics A synthetic β-lactam antibiotic of the carbecepham family, most effective against gram-positive cocci–eg, S pneumoniae, H influenzae, Branhamella catarrhalis, and Streptococcus pyogenes

loracarbef

(lor´əkär´bef),
n brand name: Lorabid;
drug class: antibiotic, 2nd-generation cephalosporin;
action: inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis, which renders cell wall osmotically unstable;
uses: gram-negative
H. influenzae, E. coli, P. mirabilis, Klebsiella; gram-positive
S. pneumoniae, S. pyogenes, S. aureus.
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21] Cefaclor, cefixime and loracarbef are less active in vitro against S.
06 [micro]g/ml can be considered susceptible to amoxicillin, amoxicillin-clavulanic acid, cefaclor, loracarbef, cefprozil, cefuroxime and cefpodoxime for approved indications.
Antibiotic susceptibility of upper respiratory tract pathogens in Sweden: a seven year follow-up study including loracarbef.
Amoxicillin 01 Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid (Augmentin) 02 Azithromycin (Zithromax) 03 Cafaclor (Ceclor) 04 Cefixime (Suprax) 05 Cefpodoxime (Vantin) 06 Cefprozil (Cefzil) 07 Cetriaxone (Rocephin) 08 Clarithromycin (Biaxin) 09 Erythromycin and Sulfisoxazone (Pediazole) 10 Loracarbef (Lorabid) 11 Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra) 12 Other 13 No Data 99
Assessment of the susceptibility of Streptococcus pneumoniae to cefaclor and loracarbef in 13 countries.
Among the items from Direct Relief International are 200,000 needles and syringes; 5 pallets of the antibiotics loracarbef, amoxicillin, and cephalexin; suction catheters and urine catheters of various sizes; Motrin and metronidazole; 28 kits of instruments for minor surgical procedures and surgical sponges; and general supplies including sterile gauze and bandages.