ZINACEF Powder for injection / infusion (2019)
Active ingredients: Cefuroxime
Product Name and Form
Zinacef for Injection or Infusion.
Cefuroxime is a white to cream powder to which appropriate amounts of water are added to prepare an off-white suspension for intramuscular use or a yellowish solution for intravenous administration.
Qualitative and Quantitative Composition
Vials contain either 250 mg, 750mg or 1.5g cefuroxime (as sodium).
The total quantity of sodium per vial is as follows:
|Zinacef strength||Amount of sodium per vial|
|250 mg||14 mg|
|750 mg||42 mg|
|1.5 g||83 mg|
Pack sizes and Marketing
- Moulded glass (type 1 or III) vials with bromobutyl or fluoro-resin laminated butyl rubber plug, overseal and flip-off cap containing either 250mg, 750mg or 1.5g Zinacef.
- A bulk pack of 100 vials.
- Monovial containing either 750mg or 1.5g Zinacef with transfer needle.
* Only the 1.5g injection pack is marketed (the infusion pack is not)
Glaxo Operations UK Limited, 980 Great West Road,Brentford,TW8 9GS
GlaxoSmithKline UK, Stockley Park West, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB11 1BT
28 April 2002