CEFAZOLIN Powder for solution for injection/infusion

Active ingredients: Cefazolin

Product name and form

Cefazolin 2 g, powder for solution for injection/infusion.

Pharmaceutical Form

Powder for solution for injection/infusion.

White or almost white powder.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

One vial contains 2096.72 mg cefazolin sodium corresponding to 2000 mg cefazolin.

One vial contains 101.6 mg sodium, corresponding to 4.4 mmol.

For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.

Active Ingredient

Cefazolin is a bactericidal cephalosporin antibiotic of the first generation for parenteral administration. Cephalosporins inhibit cell wall synthesis (in the growth stage) through blocking the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) like transpeptidases. The outcome is a bactericidal action.

List of Excipients


Pack sizes and marketing

The product is supplied in 15 ml (type I) and 100 ml colourless glass vials (type II) closed with a chlorobutyl rubber stopper which is sealed with an aluminium flip-off cap, containing a white or almost white powder.

Packages with 1, 5 and 10 vials.

Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

Marketing authorization holder

MIP Pharma GmbH, Kirkeler Str. 41, 66440, Blieskastel, Germany

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 26928/0014