Cefteram Pivoxil

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Cefteram Pivoxil Chemical formula
Synonyms: Ceftéram, Pivoxil de; Cefteram pivoxilo; Cefterami Pivoxil; T2588. Pivaloyloxymethyl (Z)-7-[2-(2-aminothiazol-4-yl)-2-methoxyiminoacetamido]-3-(5-methyl-2H-tetrazol-2-ylmethyl)-3-cephem-4-carboxylic acid.
Cyrillic synonym: Цефтерама Пивоксил.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C22H27N9O7S2 = 593.6.
CAS — 82547-58-8 (cefteram); 82547-81-7 (cefteram pivoxil).

Pharmacopoeias.

In Jpn.

💊 Profile

Cefteram is a cephalosporin antibacterial used for the treatment of susceptible infections. It is given orally as the pivaloyloxymethyl ester, cefteram pivoxil, and doses are expressed in terms of cefteram; 186 mg of cefteram pivoxil is equivalent to about 150 mg of cefteram. The usual dose is 150 to 300 mg daily in 3 divided doses after meals. For severe infections, up to 600 mg daily may be given. For reference to carnitine deficiency occurring after the administration of some pivaloyloxymethyl esters, see Pivampicillin.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Jpn: To m i r o n .
Published January 13, 2019.