Definition of Cefuroxime

1. Noun. A cephalosporin that can be given parenterally (trade name Zinacef) or orally by tablets (trade name Ceftin); indicated for infections of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract or meninges.

Exact synonyms: Ceftin, Zinacef
Generic synonyms: Cephalosporin, Mefoxin



Definition of Cefuroxime

1. Noun. (pharmaceutical drug) A second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Cefuroxime

1. Broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic resistant to beta-lactamase. It has been proposed for infections with gram-negative and gram-positive organisms, gonorrhoea, and haemophilus. Pharmacological action: cephalosporins. Chemical 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)))- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cefuroxime

cefoxitin
cefoxitin sodium
cefozopran
cefpodoxime
cefquinome
cefsulodin
ceftazidime
ceftazidime sodium
ceftibuten
ceftiofur
ceftizoxime
ceftizoxime sodium
ceftobiprole
ceftriaxone
ceftriaxone disodium
cefuroxime (current term)
cefuroxime axetil esterase
ceiba tree
ceibas
ceibo
ceil
ceil function
ceil functions
ceiled
ceiler
ceilers
ceili
ceilidh
ceilidh dance
ceilidhean

Literary usage of Cefuroxime

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1. Impacts Of Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... macrolides (azithromycin and clari- thromycin), the fluoroquinolones (ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, and others), and newer cephalosporins (cefuroxime, ..."

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