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Descriptor English: Cefuroxime
Descriptor Spanish: Cefuroxima
Descriptor Portuguese: Cefuroxima
Descriptor French: Céfuroxime
Entry term(s): Cephuroxime
Ketocef
Zinacef
Tree number(s): D02.065.589.099.249.188
D02.886.665.074.188
D03.633.100.300.249.188
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002444
Scope note: Broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic resistant to beta-lactamase. It has been proposed for infections with gram-negative and gram-positive organisms, GONORRHEA, and HAEMOPHILUS.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Anti-Bacterial Agents
Registry Number: O1R9FJ93ED
CAS Type 1 Name: 5-Thia-1-azabicyclo(4.2.0)oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid, 3-(((aminocarbonyl)oxy)methyl)-7-((2-furanyl(methoxyimino)acetyl)amino)-8-oxo-, (6R-(6alpha,7beta(Z)))-
Previous Indexing: Cephalosporins (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under CEPHALOSPORINS 1980-90
History Note: 91(80); was see under CEPHALOSPORINS 1980-90
DeCS ID: 2479
Unique ID: D002444
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1979/03/01
Revision Date: 2018/04/10
Cefuroxime - Preferred
Concept UI M0003733
Scope note Broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic resistant to beta-lactamase. It has been proposed for infections with gram-negative and gram-positive organisms, GONORRHEA, and HAEMOPHILUS.
Preferred term Cefuroxime
Entry term(s) Cephuroxime
Zinacef - Narrower
Concept UI M0351071
Preferred term Zinacef
Ketocef - Narrower
Concept UI M0003734
Preferred term Ketocef



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