Kefzol


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Kefzol

a trademark for an antibacterial (cefazolin sodium).

Kefzol

A brand name for CEPHAZOLIN (cefazolin).
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44) As Kefzol and Ancef were identical products, most hospitals did not stock both.
Lilly entered the market with Kefzol in November 1973.
The Revised CSP was designed to persuade hospitals to purchase Kefzol rather than Ancef.
Looking at market volumes in 1975, Lilly's market dollar volumes on Keflin, Keflex, and Kefzol were:
46) Thus the effective cost of Kefzol is $83,500 - $16,800 = $66,700.
Prior to the introduction of the Revised CSP, Lilly's pretax return on sales for Kefzol was 17.
The 20% effective discount it offered on Kefzol for buying its cephalosporin package was more than enough to eliminate any profits on this product and thus made it impossible for SmithKline to compete.
This was a significant concern for Lilly, as Keflin not only represented the lion's share of sales, it also had lower production costs than Kefzol.
Thus it was especially important for Lilly to prevent competition between SmithKline's Ancef and Lilly's Kefzol from damaging the golden goose of Keflin.
Thus, under the Revised CSP, there was a reduced incentive to substitute Kefzol for Keflin.
This would add another 1% to the effective discount on Kefzol, bringing it from 20% to 21%.