cefoxitin sodium

A semisynthetic antibiotic derived from cephamycin C, but structurally and pharmacologically similar to the cephalosporins; used by injection.

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[USP] the monosodium salt of cefoxitin, used to treat infections caused by susceptible organisms; administered intravenously.

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