Cefazolin, also known as cefazoline or cephazolin, is an antibiotic used for the
treatment of a number of bacterial infections. The drug is usually administered by
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Identification. Name, Cefazolin. Accession Number, DB01327. Type, Small
Molecule. Groups, Approved. Description. A semisynthetic cephalosporin analog
J01 ANTIBACTERIALS FOR SYSTEMIC USE. This group comprises
antibacterials for systemic use, except antimycobacterials, which are classified in
Jan 18, 2016 ... Cefazolin (Ancef and Kefzol) is an antibiotic used for treating and preventing
bacterial infections before, during, or after surgery.
Cefazolin is a beta-lactam antibiotic and first-generation cephalosporin with
bactericidal activity. Cefazolin binds to and inactivates penicillin-binding proteins
Cefazolin is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body.
This medicine is also given before certain types of surgery to prevent infections.
You should not use cefazolin if you have ever had a severe allergic reaction to
any type of cephalosporin antibiotic (Omnicef, Cefzil, Ceftin, Keflex, and others).