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Consuming alcohol with Cefazol 1 does not cause any harmful side effects.
Cefazol 1 is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, the... View More
Cefazol 1 is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not ... View More
Cefazol 1 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Cefazol 1 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefazol 1 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Cefazol 1 is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cefazol 1 may not be needed in... View More
Cefazol 1 is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs (eg. pneumonia), ear, ur... View More
Uses of Cefazol 1
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Cefazol 1
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
- Allergic reaction
How to use Cefazol 1
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Cefazol 1 works
Cefazol 1 is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to ... View More
What if you forget to take Cefazol 1?
If you miss a dose of Cefazol 1, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Cefazol 1 to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder ... View More
- Discontinue Cefazol 1 and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your sto... View More
- Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Cefazol 1 as it may cause increased side effects.
Infections With Gram-Positive Cocci, Mild-to-Moderate Cholecystitis, Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection, Prophylaxis against surgical infection, Endo... View More
IV Preparation Reconstitute 500 mg or 1 g with 2 mL or 2.5 mL SWI, respectively, to provide solutions containing approximately 225 or 330 mg/mL IV p... View More
Parenteral Susceptible infections Adult: Mild: 0.25-0.5 g 8 hrly. Moderate to severe: 0.5-1 g 6-8 hrly. Severe, life-threatening: 1-1.5 g 6 hrly. ... View More
Parenteral Susceptible infections Child: >1 yr 25-50 mg/kg daily in 3 or 4 divided doses to be given by deep IM inj, slow IV inj over 3-5 min, or inte... View More
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation <10 Half the usual dose 18-24 hrly. 11-34 Half the usual dose 12 hrly. 35-54 Usual dose at int... View More
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Mode of Action
Cefazolin binds to 1 or more of the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) which inhibits the final transpeptidation step of peptidoglycan synthesis in bact... View More
Patient w/ history of hypersensitivity to penicillins, GI disease particularly colitis, seizure disorder. Renal impairment. Pregnancy and lactation. Mon... View More
Diarrhoea, oral candidiasis, vomiting, nausea, stomach cramps, anorexia; eosinophilia, itching, drug fever, skin rash, Stevens-Johnson syndrome; neutrop... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: B Lactation: Drug excreted in breast milk; use with caution (American Academy of Pediatrics committee states that drug is compati... View More
May enhance the anticoagulant effect of vit K antagonists (e.g. warfarin). May diminish the therapeutic effect of Na picosulfate, BCG and typhoid vaccin... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More