TABLE 8.

Classification of Cephalosporins

First GenerationSecond GenerationThird GenerationFourth Generation
CephalothinCefaclorCeftazidimeCefepime
CephapirinCefamandoleCefsulodinCefpirome
CefadroxilCefmetazoleCefoperazone
CephalexinCefonicidCefdinir
CefazolinCefotetanCefetamet
CefatrizineCefoxitinCeftibuten
CephaloridineCefprozilCefixime
CephradineCefuroximeCefpodoxime
LoracarbefCeftriaxone
Cefotaxime
Ceftizoxime
Moxalactam
Cefotiam