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Cefradine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(6R,7R)-7-{[(2R)-2-amino-2-(1-cyclohexa-1,4-
dienyl)acetyl]amino}-3-methyl-8-oxo-5-thia-
1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid
Identifiers
CAS number 38821-53-3
ATC code J01DB09
PubChem 38103
ChemSpider 34933
Chemical data
Formula C 16H19N3O4S 
Mol. mass 349.406 g/mol
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability Well absorbed
Protein binding <10%
Metabolism Nil
Half life 0.9 hours
Excretion Renal, unchanged
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status Prescription only
Routes Oral, IM, IV
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Cefradine (INN) (formerly cephradine BAN) is a first generation cephalosporin antibiotic.

Indications

It has similar spectrum of activity to cefalexin.

Formulations

Capsules containing 250 mg or 500 mg, Syrup containing 250 mg/5 ml, or vials for injection containing 500 mg or 1 g.

References

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