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Cefzil: Oral tablet

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Available Strengths
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Cefzil 250mg Tab
Bristol Myers Squibb Co
Pill Identification: 250  |  7720
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Cefzil 500mg Tab
Bristol Myers Squibb Co
Pill Identification: 500  |  7721
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Cefzil 250mg Tab
PD-Rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: 7720  |  250
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Cefzil 500mg Tab
PD-Rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: 500  |  7721
How This Drug Works
Beta Lactam Antibiotics
Beta-lactam antibiotics include Penicillins, Cephalosporins, and Carbapenams and treat a variety of bacterial infections. They prevent the growth of bacteria by damaging the cell wall, bacteria's strongest protection from the environment.
"Beta&#45;lactam antibiotics treat a variety of bacterial infections. They prevent the growth of bacteria by damaging the cell wall, bacteria&#39;s strongest protection from the environment.<br><br> Bacteria are everywhere. Some can be &#34;good&#34; bacteria but infections can occur when large amounts of any type of bacteria sneak past the body&#39;s natural defenses and multiply. Bacteria multiply by growing and splitting in half. One of the last steps in this process is sealing off the opening in the cell wall.<br><br> Beta&#45Lactam antibiotics have a commonly shaped structural piece, called the &#34;Beta&#45;Lactam ring,&#34; which allows these drugs to bind proteins and, in turn, prevent the formation of a cell wall. Beta&#45;lactam antibiotics attach to and inactivate enzymes in the bacterial cell membrane. This interferes with how bacteria form their cell wall, which stops bacteria from growing and multiplying. "
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Cefzil: Oral tablet

What is this medicine?

CEFPROZIL (sef PROE zil) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

Similar Generic Drugs : Cefprozil: Oral tablet

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