Scientific Name: Cefdinir
Brand Name: Not Available
Company Owner: Aurobindo pharma ltd, Lupin ltd, Orchid healthcare, Sandoz inc, Teva pharmaceuticals usa, Abbott laboratories
Mechanism Of Action Five-member thiazolidine rings that make up penicillins are replaced in cephalosporins by a six-member dihydrothiazine ring, conferring greater bactericidal activity. This This 6-member ring enables cefdinir and other cephalosporins to resist inactivation by certain bacterial enzymes.
Description of the Drug: Cefdinir is a third generation cephalosporin used to treat susceptible Gram negative and Gram positive bacterial infections.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00535