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Synonyms: A-50912 | Abbott 50192 | Bestron® | Cefmax® | SCE-1365
cefmenoxime is an approved drug (FDA (1987))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Cefmenoxime is a semisynthetic, third generation cephalosporin and belongs to the β-lactam class of antibacterial compounds . It has broad-spectrum activity against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria and is resistant to hydrolysis by β-lactamases.
1. Tsuchiya K, Kondo M, Kida M, Nakao M, Iwahi T, Nishi T, Noji Y, Takeuchi M, Nozaki Y. (1981)
Cefmenoxime (SCE-1365), a novel broad-spectrum cephalosporin: in vitro and in vivo antibacterial activities.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 19 (1): 56-65. [PMID:6941742]