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Cefuroxime (Zinacef) Summary

Description: Broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic resistant to beta-lactamase. It has been proposed for infections with gram-negative and gram-positive organisms, GONORRHEA, and HAEMOPHILUS.

Also Known As: Zinacef; Cephuroxime; Ketocef; 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)))-

Networked: 741 relevant articles (102 outcomes, 123 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Cefuroxime is Relevant

  1. Infection : 32 outcomes 26 studies in 220 results
  2. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis) : 10 outcomes 8 studies in 59 results
  3. Endophthalmitis (Ophthalmia) : 8 outcomes 16 studies in 47 results
  4. Cataract (Cataracts) : 7 outcomes 19 studies in 55 results
  5. Wound Infection (Wound Infections) : 6 outcomes 4 studies in 44 results
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Drugs Related to Cefuroxime

  1. Ceftriaxone (Ceftriaxon)
  2. Metronidazole (Metric)
  3. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  4. Amoxicillin (Wymox)
  5. cefuroxime axetil (Ceftin)
  6. Gentamicins (Gentamicin)
  7. Ampicillin (Omnipen)
  8. Cefotaxime (Kendrick)
  9. Amoxicillin-Potassium Clavulanate Combination (Co-amoxiclav)
  10. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)
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Therapies Related to Cefuroxime

  1. Arthroplasty
  2. Antibiotic Prophylaxis
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD)
  5. Vaginal Hysterectomy
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