- Third-Generation Cephalosporins
- Accession Number
- DBCAT002268 (DBCAT003689)
Agents that are structurally similar to other CEPHALOSPORINS but have a broader spectrum of activity against bacteria than the first and second generation cephalosporins. These agents cover more resistant STREPTOCOCCUS, STAPHYLOCOCCUS, gram-positive anaerobes, and more resistant strains of HAEMOPHILUS, NEISSERIA, PROTEUS, ESCHERICHIA COLI, and KLEBSIELLA (HNPEK).
- ATC Classification
Drug Drug Description Cefmenoxime Used to treat female gynecologic and obstetric infections caused by susceptible aerobic (including the gonococcus) and anaerobic bacteria. Cefpiramide For treatment of severe infections caused by susceptible bacteria such as P. aeruginosa. Ceftazidime An injected broad-spectrum third-generation cephalosporin beta-lactam antibiotic used to treat or prevent a variety of bacterial infections, including pneumonia, gynecological infections, bone and joint infections, and septicemia, among others. Cefotaxime A third generation cephalosporin used to treat susceptible Gram negative and Gram positive bacterial infections. Cefdinir A third generation cephalosporin used to treat susceptible Gram negative and Gram positive bacterial infections. Cefixime A third generation cephalosporin used to treat susceptible Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacterial infections. Cefditoren A broad-spectrum third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic typically used to treat bacterial infections of the skin and respiratory tract. Ceftriaxone A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic used for the treatment of bacterial infections in various locations, such as in the respiratory tract, skin, soft tissue, and urinary tract. Cefoperazone A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic used for the treatment of bacterial infections in various locations, including the respiratory tract, abdomen, skin, and female genital tracts. Ceftizoxime A third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used in the treatment of various bacterial infections, including lower respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, and gonorrhea. Ceftibuten A third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic commonly used in the treatment of acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis (ABECB), acute bacterial otitis media, pharyngitis, and tonsillitis. Cefpodoxime A third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used in the treatment of various bacterial infections, including gonorrhea, community acquired pneumonia, and sinusitis. Latamoxef Latamoxef is an oxacephem antibiotic usually grouped with the cephalosporins. It is used to treat bacterial infections. Latamoxef is primarily indicated in conditions like Bone and joint infection, GI infections,... Cefcapene Not Annotated Cefodizime A broad-spectrum, third-generation cephalosporin used to treat serious infections caused by susceptible bacteria. Cefsulodin Not Annotated Cefetamet Not Annotated
- Drugs & Drug Targets