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(Cefazolin) Injection, USP
Cefazolin for Injection, USP is a semi-synthetic cephalosporin for parenteral administration. It is the sodium salt of (6R,7R)-3-[[(5-methyl-1,3,4-thiadiazol-2-yl)thio] methyl]-8-oxo-7-[2-(1H-tetrazol-1- yl)acetamido]-5-thia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2- carboxylic acid. Structural Formula:
C14H13N8NaO4S3 M.W. 476.5
Cefazolin for Injection, USP is a sterile white to off-white crystalline powder.
Each vial contains 48 mg (2 mEq) of sodium/1 gram of cefazolin sodium.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/29/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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