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Cefuroxime MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cefuroxime
Tree Number(s)
D02.065.589.099.249.188
D02.886.665.074.188
D03.633.100.300.249.188
Unique ID
D002444
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002444
Scope Note
Broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic resistant to beta-lactamase. It has been proposed for infections with gram-negative and gram-positive organisms, GONORRHEA, and HAEMOPHILUS.
Entry Term(s)
Cephuroxime
Ketocef
Zinacef
Pharm Action
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Registry Number
O1R9FJ93ED
Related Numbers
55268-75-2
CAS Type 1 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)))-
NLM Classification #
QV 350.5.C3
Previous Indexing
Cephalosporins (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CEPHALOSPORINS 1980-90
History Note
91(80); was see under CEPHALOSPORINS 1980-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/03/01
Revision Date
2018/04/10
Cefuroxime Preferred
Zinacef Narrower
Ketocef Narrower
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