Cefprozil medicine is a semisynthetic, second-generation cephalosporin used as the main active ingredient. It is used to treat bronchitis as well as ear, skin and other bacterial infections. It plays the role of an antibacterial drug. This active component is a cephalosporin and a semisynthetic derivative. This cephalosporin antibiotic mostly used to treat a variety of bacterial infections such as ear and skin, bronchitis, and others.
Class of Drugs – Cephalosporin antibiotic
Molecular Formula – C18H19N3O5S
Molecular Weight - 389.4 g/mol
Working: The mentioned active ingredient Cefprozil is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It belongs to a group of medicine known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It restricts the growth of bacteria at the infection site. It treats only bacterial infections, not viral infections such as common cold or flu.
Uses: A wide variety of bacterial infections are treated with this antibiotic. This antibiotic is mainly a cephalosporin antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of bacteria. It also stops the further growth of infection. This antibiotic shall be used to treat infections caused by certain bacteria. It does not work for infections caused by viruses.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This antibiotic Cefprozil is used as the main active ingredient in a popular brand medicine as given below:
- Cefzil: 250 mg and 500 mg
It is advisable to administer this antibiotic after a meal, once a day.