Parenteral cefuroxime (Zinacef - Glaxo) has been available for over 10 years. It is now available for oral administration as cefuroxime axetil (▾Zinnat). Cefuroxime is stable to many β-lactamases and is active against many Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms. Like most other cephalosporins, it is not active against Streptococcus faecalis, Pseudomonas spp or Bacteroides spp. We compared its activity with other cephalosporins in a previous issue.1 It is being promoted especially for use in chest and urinary tract infections.
Statistics from Altmetric.com
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.