The Hip: Preservation, Replacement and Revision

Cephalosporins



  First Generation:
          Cefadroxil (Duricef, Ultracef)
          Cephalothin (Keflin)
          Cephapirin  (Cefadyl)
          Cephalexin (Keflex)
          Cephradine  (Velocef, Anspor)
          Cefazolin (Ancef, Kefzol)
  Second Generation
          Cefamandole (Mandol)
          Cefoxitin (Mefoxin)
          Cefuroxime (Zinacef)
          Ceforanide (Precef)
          Cefonicid (Monocid)
          Cefaclor (Ceclor)
  Third Generation
          Cefotaxime  (Claforan)
          Moxalactam  (Moxam)
          Cefixime (Suprax)
          Cefoperazone (Cefobid)
          Ceftizoxime (Ceftizox)
          Ceftazidime (Fortaz)
          Tazidine
          Ceftriaxone (Rocephin)
  Fourth Generation:
          Cefepime
              - active against gram positives (including MRSA) and gram negatives (including Pseudomonas)



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, November 30, 2012 11:51 am