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Cefdinir

In the US, Cefdinir (cefdinir systemic) is a member of the drug class third generation cephalosporins and is used to treat Bronchitis, Otitis Media, Pneumonia, Sinusitis, Skin and Structure Infection, Skin or Soft Tissue Infection, Strep Throat and Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

J01DD15

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0091832-40-5

Chemical Formula

C14-H13-N5-O5-S2

Molecular Weight

395

Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Cephalosporin

Chemical Name

(-)-(6R,7R)-7-[2-(2-Amino-4-tiazoly)glyoxylamido]-8-oxo-3-vinyl-5-tia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid, 7²-(Z)-oxime

Foreign Names

  • Cefdinirum (Latin)
  • Cefdinir (German)
  • Cefdinir (French)
  • Cefdinir (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cefdinir (OS: USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • CI 983 (IS: Parke-Davis)
  • FK 482 (IS)
  • Cefdinir (PH: JP XVI, USP 38)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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