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Systematic (IUPAC) name
5-thia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid
CAS number 60925-61-3
ATC code J01DC11
PubChem 43507
DrugBank APRD00853
Chemical data
Formula C 20H21N7O6S2  
Mol. mass 519.556 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Protein binding 80.6%
Metabolism Nil
Half life 2.6 to 2.98 hours
Excretion Renal
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status
Routes Intramuscular

Ceforanide is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic.

External links

  • Crowle A, Sbarbaro J, May M (1988). "Effects of isoniazid and of ceforanide against virulent tubercle bacilli in cultured human macrophages.". Tubercle 69 (1): 15–25. doi:10.1016/0041-3879(88)90036-0. PMID 3140456.  
  • Campoli-Richards D, Lackner T, Monk J (1987). "Ceforanide. A review of its antibacterial activity, pharmacokinetic properties and clinical efficacy.". Drugs 34 (4): 411–37. PMID 3315624.  
  • Cone L, Barton S, Woodard D (1987). "Treatment of scleroma with ceforanide.". Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 113 (4): 374–6. PMID 3814386.  


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