cefuroxime [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:0000063
Synonym(s)Cefuril Cefuroximum Biofuroksym Zinacef Sharox Cephuroxime Cefuroximo Cefuroxim CXM
DefinitionCefuroxime is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic with increased stability with beta-lactamases than first-generation cephalosporins. Cefuroxime is active against Gram-positive organisms but less active against methicillin-resistant strains.
Drug Classcephalosporin
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Publications

Ryan DM, et al. 1976. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 9(3): 520-525. Cefuroxime, a new cephalosporin antibiotic: activity in vivo. (PMID 1259408)