Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Ancef


Cefazolin injection is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body (eg, lungs, bladder, skin, bone and joints, and more). This medicine is also given before, during, or after certain types of surgery to prevent infections.

Cefazolin belongs to the class of medicines known as cephalosporin antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, this medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution