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Glossary of Cephalosporins

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generation? Cephalexin, cefazolin, cephadrine
1st gen
generation? cefuroxime, ceftin, zinacef
2nd gen
generation? cefotaxime, ceftriaxone, ceftazidime
3rd gen
generation? cefepime
4th gen
what is PECK
Proteus, E. coli, Klebsiella
What is Hen Peck
Haemophilius influenzae
Enterobacter aerogenes
Neisseria

Proteus
E. coli
Klebsiella
What gen is Peck?
1st gen
What gen is Hen PEck
2nd gen
what does 3rd gen treat
enterobacteriacea
meningitis (H. influenzae)
serratia
what does 4th gen treat
PECK
enterobactor
pseudomonas
crosses blood-brain barrier
cefuroxime - 2nd
Cefotaxime - 3rd
Ceftriaxone - 3rd
longest halflife - 3rd gen
Ceftriaxone

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