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Dr. Gordon Archer
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Ceftizoxime (Overview)

Ceftizoxime is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


Dr. Gordon Archer
16 doctors shared insights

Ceftizoxime (Overview)

Ceftizoxime is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Why might someone be on D5 1/2NS with ceftizoxime?

Why might someone be on D5 1/2NS with ceftizoxime?

IV fluids: Those are a type of IV fluid and it is often selected when the patient is not able to eat (say they are going for surgery the next day). The D5 keeps the cellular metabolic cycle running (TCA cycle), without going into ketoacidosis. The 1/2 Normal Saline part is fluid and salt that's supplemental to the body. If you have questions about a patient's treatment -feel free to ask the prescribing doc. ...Read more

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I had gotten ceftizoxime in the hospital. Is that the same as keflex capsules?

I had gotten ceftizoxime in the hospital.  Is that the same as keflex capsules?

Cephalosporins: Ceftizoxime is a third generation cephalosporin. It has more coverage for gram- negative bacteria. Keflex (cephalexin) is first generation cephalosporin andh as more coverage for gram positives and some gram-negatives. As the generation goes up there is more coverage for gram positive bacteria. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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What is fat?

What is fat?

Stored energy: Fats chemically are organic hydrocarbons chains.They are highly energy dense[fats have a high concentration of carbon energy by weight]fats can be liquid[oil] or solid[eg lard] at room temperature.In man fat is stored primarily in cells called adipocites which are distributed below the skin and in organs. Fat cells have many metabolic effects but their primary metabolic effect is energy storage. ...Read more

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Pls help me?

Help: In order to assist you - you need to provide us with more information. Please re-ask and clarify the question that you need help with. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Cefizox (Definition)

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