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Cephalosporins Mnemonics

November 8, 2007
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How to remember the names of the MC used drugs third generation Cephalosporins? Easy. Third Generation–>cefTazidime, cefoTaxime, and cefTriaxone. All of them start with CEF (they are Cephalosporins) and have the letter T in their name, right after CEF. There is an exception of that rule. Cef-oTeTan is a second generation Cephalosporin, starts with CEF and has the letter T in its name. It can’t be easier than that. Second generation=IInd. generation–>double T in the name of Cef-oTeTan. Simple!!!

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. dave permalink
    December 2, 2007 12:59 am

    pretty clever mnemonic.

  2. December 3, 2007 12:22 am

    Thanks! By the way, I am going to add some more mnemonics for cephalosporins.

  3. piyo tera permalink
    November 20, 2011 3:01 am

    kya pain yakki hy saleyo…

  4. Anonymous permalink
    July 15, 2013 6:03 pm

    thanks for this great mnemonic!!

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