Cefapirin

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Cefapirin
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Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
MedlinePlus a601206
Pregnancy cat. B (US)
Legal status -only (US)
Routes Intravenous, intramuscular
Identifiers
CAS number 21593-23-7 YesY
ATC code J01DB08 QG51AA05 QJ51DB08
PubChem CID 30699
DrugBank DB01139
ChemSpider 28486 YesY
UNII 89B59H32VN YesY
KEGG D07636 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:554446 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL1599 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C17H17N3O6S2 
Mol. mass 423.466 g/mol
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Cefapirin (INN, also spelled cephapirin) is an injectable, first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It is marketed under the trade name Cefadyl. Production for use in humans has been discontinued in the United States.[1]

It also has a role in veterinary medicine as Metricure, an intrauterine preparation and combined with prednisolone in Mastiplan, an intramammary preparation. Both are licenced in cattle.

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