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What is the definition or description of: Cefazolin sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cefazolin sodium allergy?

Cefazolin allergy: Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substances /allergens that are often harmless to other people. Cefazolin is an antibiotic. Possible adverse rxns: pruritus, urticaria, angioedema, skin rash, pustular skin eruptions & anaphylactic rxn. Cross-reactivity can occur with Penicillins. ...Read more

Cefazolin Sodium Allergy (Definition)

Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substances /allergens that are often harmless to other people. Cefazolin is an antibiotic. Possible adverse rxns: pruritus, urticaria, angioedema, skin rash, pustular skin eruptions & anaphylactic rxn. Cross-reactivity ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Ancef (cefazolin) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Ancef (cefazolin) allergy?

Ancef: Ancef (cefazolin) is a cephalosprin antibiotic. Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substance that are harmless to most. Reactions may be mild to severe.
For potential adverse reactions see: https://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/ancef-side-effects. Html ...Read more

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I got 1gm of ancef (cefazolin) IV during surgery. Why?

I got 1gm of ancef (cefazolin) IV during surgery. Why?

This is prophylatic: This is typically standard practice. It is prophylactic. Unless your surgery is infection related, you usually get the one dose prior to surgery, as a safety measure. Unless u have a post op infection you will probably only have the one dose. Be sure to tell the pre op visit anesthesiologt if you have any allergies to any medications. ...Read more

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If you are allergic to ancef (cefazolin) can you take azithromycin?

If you are allergic to ancef (cefazolin) can you take azithromycin?

Yes: Allergy to ancef (cefazolin) is not predictive of an allergy to azithromycin. They are in totally separate classes of drugs. ...Read more

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What amount 25 mg ancef (cefazolin) for a child of 65 lbs?

What amount 25 mg ancef (cefazolin) for a child of 65 lbs?

Cefazolin: Cefazolin (generic Ancef) is a intravenous or intramuscular injection drug only. For a 65 lb kid the dose range is 25-100 mg/kg/day divided into 3-4 doses a day. So each dose administered would be between 750-3000mg, depending on the severity of the infection being treated. There is no oral preparation of this available in the United States. Not sure about rest of the world. ...Read more

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Please advise! How much 25 mg ancef (cefazolin) for a child of 65 lbs?

Please advise! How much 25 mg ancef (cefazolin) for a child of 65 lbs?

Depends: The dosage depends both upon weight and the severity of the infection. This is best discussed with your child's pediatrician. ...Read more

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Is IV ancef (cefazolin) safe before surgery for those with a history of c. Difficile diarrhea?

Is IV ancef (cefazolin) safe before surgery for those with a history of c. Difficile diarrhea?

See below: All things are relative. Ancef (cefazolin) is relatively safe although the risk of getting c. Difficile again is real. The risk of surgical wound infection needs to be weighed against the risk of getting c. Difficile again. If you take the ancef (cefazolin) and develop diarrhea get stool checked for c. Difficile again. ...Read more

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Kefzol (cefazolin) 500 mg/5 ml. Why you would administer?

Kefzol (cefazolin) 500 mg/5 ml. Why you would administer?

Cefazolin: This first generation cephalosporin antibiotic can be used for numerous bacterial infections, but many organisms have developed resistance. It is also a standard of use as a prophylactic antibiotic during surgery. ...Read more

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Iv ancef (cefazolin) safe if pregnant?

Iv ancef (cefazolin) safe if pregnant?

Yes: As long as you are not allergic to it. There is a 10% incidence of allergy if you are allergic to penicillin. ...Read more

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Is it safe to give 1gm of ancef (cefazolin) IV during surgery?

Is it safe to give 1gm of ancef (cefazolin) IV during surgery?

Yes: Ancef (cefazolin) antibiotic, one gram dosage, is a very commonly used prophylactic antibiotic infused intravenous just before an operation, to help prevent a post-operative infection. ...Read more

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Can 4+ weeks of IV Ancef (cefazolin) for sepsis treatment lead to anemia?

Can 4+ weeks of IV Ancef (cefazolin) for sepsis treatment lead to anemia?

No but sepsis does: No, but sepsis itself always causes anemia. When the infection clears up, including any underlying infection that led to sepsis, the anemia will improve. Cefazolin (Ancef®) has nothing to do with it. Discuss with your doctor if you remain concerned. ...Read more

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If I am allergic to penicillin, erythromycin, ancef (cefazolin) can I take azithromycin?

If I am allergic to penicillin, erythromycin, ancef (cefazolin) can I take azithromycin?

Maybe but avoid: Most people do not have true allergies to medicines. Some are better described as an intolerance. Antibiotics are important in life, so I would a. Avoid the azithro, b. Get allergy testing for antibiotics from a competent allergy specialist. ...Read more

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What is resistence to ancef (cefazolin)?

What is resistence to ancef (cefazolin)?

Ancef (cefazolin) resistance: Resistance to ancef (cefazolin) or any other antibiotic means that the bacterial infection will not respond to this treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a history of allergic reactions to erythromycin. Will I probably also have a reaction to ancef (cefazolin)?

What to do if I have a history of allergic reactions to erythromycin. Will I probably also have a reaction to ancef (cefazolin)?

No.: They are both antibiotics but not of the same " family". If you have trouble with the Ancef (cefazolin) then you have a second allergy. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cefazolin allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cefazolin allergy?

Cefazolin allergy: Cefazolinis a cephalosprin antibiotic. Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substance that are harmless to most. Reactions may be mild to severe. See: https://www. Drugs. Com/mtm/ancef-injection. Html ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Kefzol allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Kefzol allergy?

Kefzol allergy: Kefzol (Cefazolin) is a cephalosprin antibiotic. For potential adverse reactions see: https://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/cefazolin-side-effects. Html ...Read more

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What happens if I take a medicine/cream that contains sodium cetostearyl sulphate if I have an allergy to sufla?

What happens if I take a medicine/cream that contains sodium cetostearyl sulphate if I have an allergy to sufla?

Yes: Sulfate and sulfa are as different as cat and lobster. I know of no one who is allergic to sulfate. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of mono sodium gluconate house allergy?

What are the symptoms of mono sodium gluconate house allergy?

Allergy question: I am not familiar with this condition and I do allergy as a part of my practice I do know about stomach irritation and upset as a result of ingesting mono sodium gluconate. My advice is to avoid it if it is a substance which causes you trouble. In general it is a preservative and is usually listed as an ingredient in foods, so check the labels of the foods you purchase. Avoid chinese food. ...Read more

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I am taking diclofenac sodium 75mg can I take allergy pills?

I am taking diclofenac sodium 75mg can I take allergy pills?

Allergy: Presuming that you are healthy, taking the two medications together is not likely to be a problem. If you are hypertensive, your blood pressure can be affected, so monitor it. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Phenytoin sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Phenytoin sodium allergy?

Itching rash: Phenytoin (dilantin) can cause rashes with pruritis (itching). Often these resolve with anti-histamines or steroids. However, in some cases the rash progresses to exfoliative dermatitis, a massive loss of skin that can put the patient into a burn unit. All rashes with anti-convulsants should be treated quickly and monitored closely by the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Nitroprusside sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Nitroprusside sodium allergy?

Drug reaction: An allergy to nitroprusside could be as mild as a mild rash or as severe as difficulty breathing as well as other adverse effects. In addition to allergy are the potential toxicities, including severely reduced blood pressure as well as cyanide toxicity. The drug should be used only by those who are trained to manage life-threatening hypertensive emergencies and those with severe heart failure. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Klaron (sodium sulfacetamide) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Klaron (sodium sulfacetamide) allergy?

Klaron allergy: Klaron (sodium sulfacetamide) is a sulfa antibiotic used in the treatment of acne. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/2/drug-4302-2039/klaron-suspension/details ...Read more

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Allergies common to ceftriaxone sodium?

Allergies common to ceftriaxone sodium?

Antibiotic allergy: All antibiotics can cause allergic reactions such as hives and side effects such as diarrhea, upset stomach, etc. Ceftriaxone has a reported hypersensitivity rate of 1.7%, not higher than other antibiotics. It has been used for many years and is popular due to the convenience of once a day IV dosing. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cromolyn sodium allergy?

Not seen: Cromolyn sodium is the active ingredient in anti-allergy eye drops and nasal spray. It also was available in capsules that were inhaled to prevent asthma with a device called a spinhaler. It works as a mild mast cell stabilizer. It is available in many generic products. It is always possible that other ingredients may cause allergic reactions but allergic reactions to cromolyn are unheard of. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Dalteparin sodium allergy?

Depends: Any allergic reaction can be as simple as a skin reaction to a full blown anaphylactic (problems breathing) reaction. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Amobarbital sodium allergy?

Depends: IgE mediated: hives, swelling, itching, shoc, breathing difficulties, etc
Cell-mediated: itchy or non-itchy skin rash
Undefined: Steven Johnsons syndrome which can be fatal
These are all considered immunologically mediated although IgE mediated conditions are usually considered true allergy. Amobarbital allergy is not that common partly because it is not that frequently used. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Piperacillin sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Piperacillin sodium allergy?

Piperacillin allergy: Piperacillin sodium is a penicillin type antibiotic. Medication allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Phenobarbital sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Phenobarbital sodium allergy?

Phenobarbital sodium: Phenobarbital sodium has been used in the treatment of seizures. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Meclofenamate sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Meclofenamate sodium allergy?

Allergy or rxn?: True allergies do occur. Most people with problems experience adverse reactions. You did not mention what issues you had! ...Read more

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What should I do if I have an allergy to naproxen sodium?

What should I do if I have an allergy to naproxen sodium?

Use other NSAID: Don't take any. However, there are other nsaids that you can take. Do not take Ibuprofen as this will cause a similar allergic reaction. ...Read more

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I have an allergy to sulfur. Would this allergy mean I am allergic to sodium laureth sulfate found in body wash?

I have an allergy to sulfur. Would this allergy mean I am allergic to sodium laureth sulfate found in body wash?

Can you clarify: Can you please clarify your allergy. Sulfur is a molecule, sulfate is made up of sulfur and oxygen molecules, thus it is a different compound. Also, sulfa antibiotics such as sulfamethoxyzole can cause an allergic reaction in some people, and thus these people need to avoid sulfa based antibiotics, and not necessarily sulfur, or sulfate. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a sodium allergy?

Need more info: There is no allergy to sodium. What else goes with the sodium? ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

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Cefazolin (Definition)

Cefazolin is a second generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more