- First Generation Cephahlosporins - Remember this story:
Route of drug administration: He will put the Lux soap in his Drawer - (Cefalexin & Cefradine are given orally. The latter can also be given i.v. /.i.m.. All others- i.v. /.i.m)
- Second Generation Cephalosporins: Remember FOX, FUR, FAC - ceFOXitin, ceFURoxime, ceFAClor
- Third Generation Cephalosporins - The story goes thus:
Route of drug administration: Fix the price and eat (only Cefixime is given oral: all others im/iv).
ADRs: Operation will cause bleeding (Cefoperazone cause bleeding)
- Fourth Generation Cephalosporins:
Contributed by Dr. Shajil from his blog http://medicalmnemonics4u.blogspot.com/