Active Ingredient(s): Cefazolin
FDA Approved: * October 4, 1973
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Ancef Overview

Cefazolin, also known as cefazoline and cephazolin, is an antibiotic used for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections.[2] Specifically it is used to treat cellulitis, urinary tract infections, pneumonia, endocarditis, joint infection, and biliary tract infections.[2] It is also used to prevent group B streptococcal disease around the time of delivery and before surgery.[2] It is typically given by injection into a muscle or vein.&#...

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this drug was given to my son in the ER following a car accident, he had severe head trauma, can you tell me what this was used for? ## Dear Sir, what you're looking for ist Ancef. It' an antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It may also be used before and during certain surgeries to help prevent infection. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. For more Information about this drug see


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 10g, 10gm, 10gm/vial, 1g, 1g/50ml, 1gm, 1gm/vial, 20g, 20gm/vial, 250mg, 250mg/vial, 500mg, 500mg/50ml, 500mg/vial, 5gm/vial
  • Solution: 2 G Per 100 Ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

Other drugs which contain Cefazolin or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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