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What Do I Need To Know About Cefazolin Before Letting My Doctor Give It To Me
My physician order kefzol (cefazolin) 600mg available dosage 500mg/1.5ml, what is the quantity administered ?
You need : 1.8 ml, for a dose of 600 mg, ...Read more
Took 1g of Azithromyacin on Thursday for cervicitis. I'm having foot surgery tomorrow and surgeon will give me 2g Ancef (cefazolin). Is this going to be okay?
Pre-op antibiotic.: No problem!Get a more detailed answer ›
Since i'm allergic to penicillin, I was prescribed cefazolin, but i'm terrified of needles. Can I take pills instead?
Pen/cephalosporins : It depends . First of all, the first choice substitute antibiotic for a penicillin-allergic person is not a cephalosporin, especially a first-generation one like cephazolin. There is a small chance you will be allergic to the cephazolin, and giving it parenterally is much more dangerous than orally. The type of infection you have determines what antibiotics you can use. Ask your doctor for options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Depends: The dosage depends both upon weight and the severity of the infection. This is best discussed with your child's pediatrician. ...Read more
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
I have cellulitis since last Wednesday,after 2 cefazolin shots, and oral cefalexin500 &1 day of clindamycin it is better but not well treated. Ideas?
Need more time: You say the area is better so it appears the antibiotics are working. Just give the medicine more time and follow closely with your doctor ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have a history of allergic reactions to erythromycin. will I probably also have a reaction to ancef (cefazolin)?
Î have a lot of, what I think are back mice. They give me too much pain at work. I needed to find a doctor who knows what these are and can treat me.
Back pain: The best approach is to see your Primary care physician, S/He can diagnose you and tell you what would be the next step. ...Read more
My body doesn't respond well to cipralex. ?she knows I am not takiing It anymore.. My doctor doesn't give me anything else...how can I treat my anxiety? I can't afford cbt right now..
Talk to ur Dr.: Talk to your Doctor or get second opinion if you feel u are at an impasse. people can respond differently to different medications that can be effective in treating and regulating Anxiety. a very small starting dosage with slow titration based on tolerance is important, in general , people suffering from anxiety Disorders tend to require a gentler start. good luck and feel better ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I can't stop abusing pres. Drugs. I'd like to see a doc that specializes in chemical dependency, who understands me and give proper meds but i don't know how to find one around here. I feel hopeless?
I have a staph infection in my vaginal area I need to know everything about it cuase my doctor isnt clear. Cana I give it to my partner? Ect.
Staph infection.: Staph is a common skin bacteria so these infections aren't particularly rare. There are antibiotics that should help clear this up. As far as transmission to a partner - generally not an issue unless your partner has an open area in his genital area. Also showering after sex should help reduce the chances of any spread. ...Read more
Is risperidone is used for aniexty or obessive compulsive disorder my doctor give it to me n is alp is good medicine to use for aniexty disorder ?
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