Antibacterials – Cephalosporins

Given below are examples of articles on cephalosporin antibacterial drugs that are available in the InsHeal Content Repository. For further details and sample articles, please reach out to us at: insheal@insiwi.co.in.

DrugDescription
CefdinirCefdinir is an oral antibacterial that is used to treat infections related to the respiratory tract, skin and soft tissues, and the urinary tract.
CefaclorCefaclor is an oral antibacterial that is used to treat bacterial infections affecting the respiratory tract, skin and soft tissues, and the urinary tract.
CefadroxilCefadroxil is an oral antibacterial that is used to treat bacterial infections affecting the skin and soft tissues, throat and urinary tract.
Cefaroline fosamilCefaroline fosamil is a newer cephalosporin that is used to treat serious infections such as community-acquired bacterial pneumonia and acute bacterial skin and soft tissue infections.
CefazolinCefazolin is an antibacterial that is available as an intravenous infusion. It is used to treat serious infections affecting different parts of the body including the skin, soft tissues, bones, liver and gallbladder.
Cefditoren pivoxilCefditoren pivoxil is an used to treat respiratory tract and skin and skin structure infections. It should be used with caution in people with liver or kidney disease.
CefiximeCefixime is an oral antibacterial that is used to treat urinary and upper respiratory infections.
CefepimeCefepime is an antibacterial that is available as an injection. It is used to treat serious infections affecting different parts of the body including the meninges, skin, soft tissues and lungs. It can be used to treat infections acquired in the hospital, which are often difficult to treat.
CefoperazoneCefoperazone is an antibacterial that is used for serious bacterial infections and is administered through injection.
CefotaximeCefotaxime is available as injection. It is used to treat serious bacterial infections such as meningitis, community-acquired pneumonia, and bone and joint tissue infections.
CeftazidimeCeftazidime is an antibacterial available in injection form. It is used to treat severe bacterial infections. It is also used to treat gynecological infections in females and infections in people with low immunity.
CeftriaxoneCeftriaxone is an antibacterial that is injected into the body. It is used to treat severe bacterial infections such as meningitis, community-acquired pneumonia and severe Lyme disease. It is also used to treat infections such as gonorrhea and typhoid.
CeftizoximeCeftazoxime is an antibacterial available in injection form. It is used to treat infections such as urinary, lower respiratory and pelvic inflammatory disease. It is administered as a single dose to treat gonorrhea.
CefpodoximeCefpodoxime is an oral antibacterial used to treat infections related to the respiratory tract, urinary tract and skin. It is also effective in treating gonorrhea.
CefprozilCefprozil is an oral antibacterial that is used to treat respiratory, skin and soft tissue infections.
CefuroximeCefuroxime is an antibacterial that is available as oral and injectable forms. It is used to treat respiratory, urinary, skin and soft tissue infections, as well as bone and joint infections and Lyme disease.
CephalexinCephalexin is an oral antibacterial that is used to treat skin, soft tissue, bone and respiratory infections.

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