Cefmetazole treats many types of infections.
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Cefmetazole Brand Names
Cefmetazole may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Cefmetazole Drug Class
Cefmetazole is part of the drug class:
This is not a complete list of Cefmetazoledrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Cefmetazole and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Cefmetazole falls into category B:
There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Cefmetazole. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Cefmetazole, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.
Take cefmetazole exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Cefmetazole dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Cefmetazole is available in the following doses:
- Cefmetazole 1 G Injectable Powder For Injection
- Cefmetazole 1 G/50 Ml Intravenous Solution
- Cefmetazole 2 G Injectable Powder For Injection
- Cefmetazole 2 G/50 Ml Intravenous Solution
Forms of Medication
Cefmetazole is available in the following forms:
- Injectable Solution