Cefaloridine

(BAN, pINN)
Cefaloridine Chemical formula
Synonyms: 40602; Cefaloridin; Cefaloridina; Céfaloridine; Cefaloridinum; Cephaloridine [(2-thienyl)acetamido]-3-cephem-4-carboxylate.
Cyrillic synonym: Цефалоридин.

Chemical information

Chemical formula: C19H17N3O4S2 = 415.5.
CAS — 50-59-9.
ATC — J01DB02.
ATC Vet — QJ01DB02.

Profile

Cefaloridine was one of the first cephalosporin antibacterials to be available clinically. It has properties similar to those of cefalotin (below), but is more nephrotoxic and is seldom used now.
Published December 17, 2018.