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a semisynthetic first-generation cephalosporinantibiotic
effective against a wide range of gram-positive and a limited range of gram-negative bacteria; administered intramuscularly and intravenously as the sodium salt.
cefazolin /ce·faz·o·lin/ (sĕ-faz´o-lin) a first-generation cephalosporin effective against a wide range of gram-positive and a limited range of gram-negative bacteria; used as the sodium salt.
A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, C14H14N8O4S3, that is given intravenously in the form of its sodium salt.
cefazolin Kefzol® Infectious disease A 3rd generation broad-spectrum cephalosporin, active against E coli and Klebsiella but not against most Enterobacteriaceae
a first generation cephalosporin antibiotic, given by injection; it has a long half-life.
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Cef: Nitrocefin; MER: Meropenem, FOX: Cefoxitin, CFZ: Ceftazidime, CRO: Ceftriaxone, IPM :Imipenem, CRP: Sulbactam /Cefoperazone, CZ: Cefazoline
, CTX: Cefotaxsime, ATM : Aztreonam, SAM : Ampicillin/Sulbactam, KP: Penicilline-G.
The patent covers neurotherapeutic pharmaceutical formulation for cefazoline
sulfoxide, ceftriaxone sulfoxide, and ceftriaxone sulfone for treating neurological disease and behavioral and cognitive disorders.