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Cephalexin MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Cephalexin
Tree Number(s)
D02.065.589.099.249.200
D02.886.665.074.200
D03.633.100.300.249.200
Unique ID
D002506
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002506
Scope Note
A semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic with antimicrobial activity similar to that of CEPHALORIDINE or CEPHALOTHIN, but somewhat less potent. It is effective against both gram-positive and gram-negative organisms.
Entry Term(s)
5-Thia-1-azabicyclo(4.2.0)oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid, 7-((aminophenylacetyl)amino)-3-methyl-8-oxo-, (6R-(6alpha,7beta(R*)))-
Cefalexin
Cephalexin Dihydride
Cephalexin Hemihydrate
Cephalexin Hydrochloride
Cephalexin Monohydrate
Cephalexin Monohydrochloride
Cephalexin Monohydrochloride, Monohydrate
Cephalexin, (6R-(6alpha,7alpha(R*)))-Isomer
Cephalexin, (6R-(6alpha,7beta(S*)))-Isomer
Cephalexin, (6R-(6alpha,7beta))-Isomer
Cephalexin, Monosodium Salt
Cephalexin, Monosodium Salt, (6R-(6alpha,7beta))-Isomer
Ceporexine
Palitrex
Pharm Action
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Registry Number
OBN7UDS42Y
Related Numbers
105879-42-3
108260-04-4
15686-71-2
23325-78-2
27726-35-8
34632-04-7
38932-40-0
56337-81-6
59695-59-9
66905-57-5
6VJE5G3D98
79814-91-8
86589-33-5
NLM Classification #
QV 350.5.C3
Previous Indexing
Cephalosporins (1966-1971)
History Note
1973 (1972)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/05/21
Cephalexin Preferred
Cephalexin Hydrochloride Narrower
Cephalexin, (6R-(6alpha,7alpha(R*)))-Isomer Narrower
Cephalexin, (6R-(6alpha,7beta(S*)))-Isomer Narrower
Cephalexin, (6R-(6alpha,7beta))-Isomer Narrower
Cephalexin, Monosodium Salt Narrower
Cephalexin Monohydrochloride Narrower
Ceporexine Narrower
Palitrex Narrower
Cephalexin Monohydrate Narrower
Cephalexin Dihydride Narrower
Cephalexin Hemihydrate Narrower
5-Thia-1-azabicyclo(4.2.0)oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid, 7-((aminophenylacetyl)amino)-3-methyl-8-oxo-, (6R-(6alpha,7beta(R*)))- Narrower
Cephalexin, Monosodium Salt, (6R-(6alpha,7beta))-Isomer Narrower
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