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Cephalothin

Also known as Keflin

Cefalotin (INN) or cephalothin (USAN) is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It was the first cephalosporin marketed (1964) and continues to be widely used. It is an intravenously administered agent with a similar antimicrobial spectrum to cefazolin and the oral agent cefalexin. Cefalotin sodium is commonly marketed under the trade name Keflin (Lilly).

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed cephalothin to treat pick disease, rabies, west nile virus, and blastomycosis.

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