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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Cephalothin (Overview)

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


Dr. Julie Abbott
7 doctors shared insights

Cephalothin (Overview)

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


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If an elderly pt is on Lasix, N/saline, O2, metronidozole & cephalothin for an unknown aetiology (possibly sepsis) & becomes terminal could the continuation of these meds without addition of analgesia or antipsychotics alleviate the pain or delirium?

If an elderly pt is on Lasix, N/saline, O2, metronidozole & cephalothin for an unknown aetiology (possibly sepsis) & becomes terminal could the continuation of these meds without addition of analgesia or antipsychotics alleviate the pain or delirium?

Comfort measures: Damien, I'm sorry that someone you love is passing away. It's their decision how aggressively things might be managed. Nowadays, the law allows physicians to be far more humane than in the past. I'm not sure I understand, but the meds you have listed are for treatment rather than comfort, and the latter should not be withheld when appropriate. ...Read more

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What drug category does keflin belong in?

What drug category does keflin belong in?

Antibiotic: Keflin is what we call a 1st generation cephalosporin.It has good gram positive activity but poor gram negative.Usually it was used for prophylactic orthopedic surgery but not used much anymore with better same class agents (cefazolin). ...Read more

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If your allergic to penicillin, can you take keflin?

If your allergic to penicillin, can you take keflin?

It depends: It depends on the type of penicillin allergy. If it's just a rash you can safely take cephalosporins like keflin.. If hives, throat swelling or anaphylaxis you cannot take cephalosporins. In this situation you usually need to take an antibiotic that is unrelated to penicillins (not a betalactam drug). ...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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Keflin (Definition)

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