Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®
Cefoxitin injection is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. This medicine is also given before certain types of surgery to prevent infections.
Cefoxitin injection 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 available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
Portions of this document last updated: Feb. 01, 2023