Carbapenems

Members of this group have the widest spectrum of all currently available antimicrobials, being

TABLE 12.1 The cephalosporins

Drug

First generation

Parenteral Cefazolin

Cefradine (also oral) Oral

Cefaclor

Cefadroxil

Cefalexm

Second generation

Parenteral

Cefoxitin (a cephamyan) (Cefotetan is similar) Cefurox i me (also oral) Cefsrfiaiidole

Third generation

Parenteral

Cciodriime

Cefotaxime

Ceftazidime

Ceftizoxirne

Ceftriaxone

Oral

Cefixime Ceftibuten

Cefpodoxime proxetil t'/2 (h) Excretion in urine {%)

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