[Therapeutic effects of cefodizime in the treatment of various infectious diseases in children].

@article{Wakiguchi1989TherapeuticEO,
  title={[Therapeutic effects of cefodizime in the treatment of various infectious diseases in children].},
  author={Hiroshi Wakiguchi and Takashige Okada and Kohji Kawai and Hiroaki Hisakawa and Yoshikata Misaki and Yoshihiro Yamaguchi and Ichiro Nomura and Hisashi Kubota and Takuya Tomoda and Fumihiro Hamada},
  journal={The Japanese journal of antibiotics},
  year={1989},
  volume={42 6},
  pages={1414-23}
}
Therapeutic effects of cefodizime (CDZM, THR-221), a new cephalosporin having a methoxyimino group, were examined in various infectious diseases in children. Clinical efficacy rates were 100% (3/3) in pneumonia, 100% (5/5) in acute bronchitis, 75% (3/4) in upper respiratory infections and 100% (1/1) in each of a croup and a mixed infection with Streptococcus pyogenes and staphylococcal impetigo. Hence, the overall efficacy rate was 92.9% (13/14). Adverse effects were observed in 2 cases, i.e… CONTINUE READING