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In the US, Cefprozil (cefprozil systemic) is a member of the drug class second generation cephalosporins and is used to treat Bladder Infection, Bronchitis, Kidney Infections, Otitis Media, Pneumonia, Sinusitis, Skin or Soft Tissue Infection, Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis and Upper Respiratory Tract Infection.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Cephalosporin

Chemical Name

(6R,7R)-7-[(R)-2-amino-2-(p-hydroxyphenyl)acetamido]-8-oxo-3-propenyl-5-tia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid

Foreign Names

  • Cefprozilum (Latin)
  • Cefprozil (German)
  • Cefprozil (French)
  • Cefprozilo (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cefprozil (OS: BAN, DCF, JAN)
  • BMY 28100 (IS: Bristol-Myers)
  • CFPZ (IS)
  • CPR (IS)
  • Cefprozil (PH: USP 38)
  • Cefprozil (OS: USAN)
  • BMY 28100-03-800 (IS: Bristol-Myers Squibb)
  • Cefprozil (PH: USP 38)
  • Cefprozil monohydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Cefprozil Monohydrate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Cefprozil monohydraté (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Cefprozil-Monohydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Cefprozilum monohydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • 3Cef
    Alkem, India
  • Anca
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Auro-Cefprozil
    Auro Pharma, Canada
  • Cefnor
    Inventim, Turkey
  • Cefproz
    Medpharma, Lebanon; Medpharma, Oman
  • Cefzil
    Bristol Myers Squibb, Latvia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Bulgaria; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Canada; Bristol-Myers Squibb, China; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lithuania; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Oman; Corden Pharma, Serbia; Glaxo Smithkline, Lebanon; GlaxoSmithKline, Egypt; PharmaSwiss, Estonia
  • Cerofazil
    Yungjin, South Korea
  • Erasef
    Mustafa Nevzat, Turkey
  • Kai Ke Zhi
    Harbin Kaicheng Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, China
  • Lizor
    Pharos, Indonesia
  • Prefix
    Nobel, Turkey; Nobelfarma, Georgia
  • Procezil
    Hanmi, South Korea
  • Prolizip
    SF Group, Italy
  • RAN-Cefprozil
    Ranbaxy, Canada
  • Sandoz Cefprozil
    Sandoz, Canada
  • Serozil
    Saba, Turkey
  • Ultracef
    Nuvomed, Turkey
  • Xi Neng
    Nanjing Yihua Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, China
  • Yinlishu
    Baiyunshan, China
  • Yuanrui
    Yangtze River Pharma, China
  • Zilcef
    Apex, Bangladesh
  • Zilroz
    Glomed, Vietnam
  • Apo-Cefprozil
    Apotex, Canada
  • Auroprozil
    Actor Pharma, South Africa
  • Cefgram
    Bennett Pharmaceuticals, Greece
  • Cefipra
    Nexus Medicals, Greece
  • Cefium
    Sieger Pharma, Greece
  • Cefpro
    Verisfield, Greece
  • Cefzil
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Brazil; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Czech Republic; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Hungary; Corden Pharma Latina, Slovakia
  • Cepius
    Verisfield, Greece
  • Cronocef
    Meda, Italy
  • Natrofen
    Vocate, Greece
  • Pricefil
    Vianex, Greece
  • Procef
    Merck, Ecuador; PharmaSwiss, Greece
  • Prozef
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, South Africa
  • Prozidil
    Pharmanel, Greece
  • Sanocef
    Sanopharm, Greece
  • Teliomon
    S.M. Farm, Greece
  • Zamalin
    Rafarm, Greece


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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