Ceftizoxime

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Ceftizoxime
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
(6R,7R)-7-{[(2Z)-2-(2-amino-1,3-thiazol-4-yl)-2-methoxyiminoacetyl]amino]-8-oxo-5-thia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid
Clinical data
Trade names Cefizox
AHFS/Drugs.com Consumer Drug Information
MedlinePlus a684043
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Identifiers
CAS number 68401-81-0 68401-82-1
ATC code J01DD07
PubChem CID 6533629
ChemSpider 5018818
UNII C43C467DPE YesY
KEGG D07658
ChEMBL CHEMBL528
Chemical data
Formula C13H13N5O5S2 
Mol. mass 383.405 g/mol

Ceftizoxime is a third-generation cephalosporin available for parenteral administration. Unlike other third-generation cephalosporins, the whole C-3 side chain in ceftizoxime has been removed to prevent deactivation by hydrolytic enzymes. It rather resembles cefotaxime in its properties, but is not subject to metabolism.