Top
10
Doctor insights on: Keflin

Share
Dr. Harinder Gill
6 Doctors shared insights

Keflin (Overview)

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


Dr. Harinder Gill
6 Doctors shared insights

Keflin (Overview)

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


4

4
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

5

5
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

6

6
What is the definition or description of: Keflin allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Keflin allergy?

Keflin allergy: Keflin (Cefalotin) is an antibiotic. 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. Rxlist. Com/keflex-side-effects-drug-center. Htm Read more

8

8
What type of antimicrobial agent is cephalothin?

What type of antimicrobial agent is cephalothin?

Cephalothin: Cephalothin is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic.

Get a more detailed answer ›
9

9
What is the definition or description of: Cephalothin allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cephalothin allergy?

Cephalothin allergy: Cefalotin (cephalothin) is a cephalosporin 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/cephalothin-side-effects. Html Read more

10

10
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

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Creighton Wright
7 Doctors shared insights

Cephalothin (Definition)

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


Find us on Facebook