The pharmacological action and indications for use of cefamandole is analogous to that of cefuroxime and cefamandole. Synonyms of this drug are mandoxef, kefandol, kefadol, and many others.
Cefonicid: Cefonicid, 7-D-mandelamido-3-[[(1-sulfomethyl]-1H-tetrazol-5-yl]thio] methyl]-8-oxo-5-thia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-en-2-carboxylic acid (188.8.131.52), is structurally similar to cefamandole and differs in the presence of a sulfonic acid group in the methyl substituent of the tetrazol ring. It is synthesized by a method analogous to that of the synthesis of cefamandole [120-123].
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