Antimicrobials
CeFAZolin

CeFAZolin

Medium
N/A

General Information

Skin and soft tissue infection (i.e. cellulitis).

Surgical prophylaxis.

Susceptible Staphylococcal, Streptococcal and Gram negative infections.

Allergy (immediate or delayed).

Can cause positive Coombs, cytopenias.

Probenecid - prolonged half-life. Drug interaction has been used therapeutically to give once daily cefazolin

Antimicrobial class: 1st Generation Cephalosporin

Average serum half life:

  • Neonates: 3-5 hours
  • Adults: 1.8 hours

Route of Elimination: excreted unchanged in urine