Active Ingredient(s): Cephalothin
FDA Approved: * December 18, 1974
Pharm Company: * LILLY
Category: Antibiotics

Cefalotin (INN) /sflotn/ or cephalothin (USAN) /sfloθn/ is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic.[1] It was the first cephalosporin marketed (1964) and continues to be widely used.[2] It is an intravenously administered agent with a similar antimicrobial spectrum to cefazolin and the oral agent cefalexin. Cefalotin sodium is marketed as Keflin (Lilly) and under other trade names.[3] The compound is a derivative of thiophene-2-acetic a... [wikipedia]

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