Cefazolin Pfizer

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Active ingredient:
Cefazolin sodium 2096 mg equivalent to cefazolin 2000 mg
Available from:
Pfizer New Zealand Limited
INN (International Name):
Cefazolin sodium 2096 mg (equivalent to cefazolin 2000 mg)
Dosage:
2 g
Pharmaceutical form:
Powder for injection
Composition:
Active: Cefazolin sodium 2096 mg equivalent to cefazolin 2000 mg
Units in package:
Vial, glass, Type 1 clear with grey rubber stopper, aluminium seal, violet coloured PP disc. 5 vials per pack, 2 g
Class:
Prescription
Prescription type:
Prescription
Manufactured by:
Aurobindo Pharma Limited
Therapeutic indications:
Due to S. pneumoniae, Klebsiella sp, H. influenzae, Staph. aureus (including penicillinaseproducing strains), and Group A ?-haemolytic streptococci. Injectable penicillin G benzathine is considered to be the medicine of choice in the treatment and prevention of streptococcal infections, including the prophylaxis of rheumatic fever. Cefazolin is effective in the eradication of streptococci from the nasopharynx; however, data establishing the efficacy of Cefazolin in the subsequent prevention of rheumatic fever are not available at present.
Product summary:
Package - Contents - Shelf Life: Vial, glass, Type 1 clear with grey rubber stopper, aluminium seal, violet coloured PP disc. 5 vials per pack - 2 g - 24 months from date of manufacture stored at or below 30°C protect from light 24 hours reconstituted stored at or below 25°C 96 hours reconstituted stored at 2° to 8°C (Refrigerate, do not freeze) - Vial, glass, Type 1 clear with grey rubber stopper, aluminium seal, violet coloured PP disc. 10 vials per pack - 2 g - 24 months from date of manufacture stored at or below 30°C protect from light 24 hours reconstituted stored at or below 25°C 96 hours reconstituted stored at 2° to 8°C (Refrigerate, do not freeze) - Vial, glass, Type 1 clear with grey rubber stopper, aluminium seal, violet coloured PP disc. 1 vial per pack - 2 g - 24 months from date of manufacture stored at or below 30°C protect from light 24 hours reconstituted stored at or below 25°C 96 hours reconstituted stored at 2° to 8°C (Refrigerate, do not freeze)
Authorization number:
TT50-8658b
Authorization date:
2010-10-12

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