Cefradine

Cephradine

Description

Cefradine is a broad-spectrum, bactericidal first generation cephalosporin antibiotic active against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. It is also highly active against most strains of penicillinase producing Staphylococci. The anti-bacterial action of cefradine is through inhibition of bacterial cell wall synthesis.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Cefradine
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01D Other beta-lactam antibacterials → J01DB First-generation cephalosporins

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