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:

Cefmetazole Interactions

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.

Cefmetazole Dosage

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