Cefazolin

Cephazolin

Description

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.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Cefazolin
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01D Other beta-lactam antibacterials → J01DB First-generation cephalosporins

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