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Cefobid

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Cefobid is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used for the treatment of bacterial infections. It appeared on the US market in 1977 and soon, other countries followed. Cefobid is available under several brand names including Ceftin, Zinnat, and Shincef.

Cefobid kills bacteria and stops it from wreaking havoc on your health. It is used against infections in the respiratory tract, ear, throat, sinus, urinary system and skin. Patients with gonorrhea, Lyme disease, and bronchitis will also benefit from this medicament. Cefobid is an effective treatment and an effective prevention therapy. Physicians sometimes use Cefobid prior to an operation to prevent infections.

Cefobid is not for patients allergic to any of its active ingredients. It is also not for people with kidney disease. Inherited blood disorders and other prescription and non-prescription medicines taken in conjunction with Cefobid may cause adverse reactions. It is best to take precautions before using this medicament.

Pregnant women must be very careful when using this medicine. Some feel that it may cause fetal harm so it is advisable that you ask your physician before taking any medicaments. Lactating mothers should also take precautions with their medicaments. Medicines pass on to the child through the breast milk so it is important to know whether it will cause damaging effects to the infant or not. Care must be observed at all times, not just with Cefobid.

Cefobid is taken orally and comes in a liquid suspension and pills that must be taken at regular intervals for a specific period of time. The liquid suspension must be taken with food while the tablet can be taken with or without food. Regardless, taking Cefobid with food is advisable. Aside from being less vulnerable to side effects, you will also have a better chance to see results right away. Cefobid is better absorbed by the body when taken with food.

Maintaining a regular dosing schedule is important to the effectiveness of the medicament. Certain levels of the medicine should be maintained in your body for a specific period to be efficient in eliminating the bacteria. Do not stop taking Cefobid even if your conditions improve. The bacteria may be alive even if you no longer feel the discomfort of infection. You must not continue taking Cefobid beyond the prescribed duration. If your symptoms continue after you have fulfilled the prescription, seek advice from your physician before deciding on your next step.

Causes for alarm that should bring you to the physician's office immediately include stomach pains, vomiting, and diarrhoea, which may occur during treatment but these should be mild or moderate only. If you experience a severe episode of any of these side effects, call your physician immediately, especially if they come with breathing difficulty, vaginal infections or hives.

Cefobid has the following structural formula:

Chemical structure of cefobid


• Molecular formula of cefobid is C16H16N4O8S
• Chemical IUPAC Name is 4-(carbamoyloxymethyl)-8-[2-(2-furyl)-2-methoxyimino-acetyl]amino- 7-oxo-2-thia-6-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-4-ene-5-carboxylic acid
• Molecular weight is 424.386 g/mol
Cefobid available : 250mg tablets, 500mg tablets

Generic name: Cefuroxime

Brand name(s): Ancef, Biofuroksym, Ceclor, Cedax, Cefditoren, Cefizox, Cefotan, Ceftin, Cefurax, Cefuril, Cefuroxim, Cefuroximo, Cefuroximum, Cefzil, Cepazine, Cephuroxime, Ceptaz, Duricef, Elobact, Fortaz, Gruencef, Keflex, Keftab, Kefurox, Kefzol, Kerurox, Mandol, Maxipime, Mefoxin, Monocid, Omnicef, Oraxim, Rocephin, Sharox, Tazicef, Vantin, Velosef, Zinacef, Zinat, Zinnat

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