Active Ingredient(s): Ceftizoxime
FDA Approved: * September 15, 1983
Pharm Company: * ASTELLAS
Category: Antibiotics

Ceftizoxime is a third-generation cephalosporin available for parenteral administration.[1] Unlike other third-generation cephalosporins, the whole C-3 side chain in ceftizoxime has been removed to prevent deactivation by hydrolytic enzymes. It rather resembles cefotaxime in its properties, but is not subject to metabolism. It was removed from the US Market in 2007. Synthesis Injectable third generation cephalosporin antibiotic related to cefotaxime, q.v. Exhibits broad spe... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.