Cefazedone

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cefazedone
IUPAC name: (6R,7R)-7-(((3,5-dichloro-4-oxo-1(4H)-pyridinyl) acetyl) amino)-3-(((5-methyl-1,3,4- thiadiazol- 2-yl)thio) methyl)-8 -oxo-5-thia-1-azabicyclo(4.2.0)oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid
Synonyms:
Formula: C18H15Cl2N5O5S3

 Uses: antibiotic

 Properties: beta-lactam

 Hazards: see drug interactions

Mass (g/mol): CAS #:
548.43 56187-47-4



Cefazedone is a cephalosporin type of antibiotic drug used to treat bacterial infections. Like other cephalosporins, penicillins and some other antibiotics, it functions due to the presence of the beta-lactam in the structure.