cefdinir [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:3000650
DefinitionCefdinir is similar to cefixime with a modified side-chain at its 7-amino position. It also shares similar activity with cefixime but is more active against staphylococci. It has also be shown to enhance phagocytosis.
Drug Classcephalosporin
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Cohen MA, et al. 1994. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 18(1): 31-39. In vitro evaluation of cefdinir (FK482), a new oral cephalosporin with enhanced antistaphylococcal activity and beta-lactamase stability. (PMID 8026155)