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  • Prophylaxis
  • Based on the American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines for the prevention of infective endocarditis , cefazolin is effective and recommended for administration to patients with certain cardiac conditions who are unable to take oral medication or are allergic to penicillins or ampicillin and unable to take oral medication to provide prophylaxis against infective endocarditis associated with dental or respiratory tract procedures. (drugs.com)
  • Cefazolin has been widely used in surgical prophylaxis, especially in biliary tract (because of the moderately high concentrations achieved in bile), orthopedic, cardiac and gynecological surgery. (chemicalbook.com)
  • CEFAZOLIN injection is a cephalosporin antibacterial indicated for preoperative prophylaxis treatment. (baxter.com)
  • resistant
  • Serratia, Pseudomonas and A. calcoaceticus (formerly Mima and Herellea species) are almost uniformly resistant to cefazolin. (rxmed.com)
  • bloodstream infections
  • Nafcillin versus Cefazolin for Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Cefazolin versus anti-staphylococcal penicillins for the treatment of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections in acutely-ill adult patients: results of a systematic review and meta-analysis. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Clinitest
  • Do not use Clinitest tablets because cefazolin may cause false positive results. (lifescript.com)
  • Clinitest tablets solution, but not enzyme-based tests such as Clinistix and Tes-Tape, may falsely indicate glucose in the urine of patients on cefazolin. (rxmed.com)
  • patients
  • In patients with a history of lower gastrointestinal disease, particularly colitis, cefazolin should be prescribed with caution. (rxmed.com)
  • Renal Impairment: Caution should be exercised in treating patients with pre-existing renal damage although cefazolin has not shown evidence of nephrotoxicity. (rxmed.com)
  • Patients with low urinary output due to impaired renal function should be administered reduced daily dosages of cefazolin. (rxmed.com)
  • Blood levels of cefazolin in dialysis patients remain fairly high and should be monitored. (rxmed.com)
  • Cefazolin was used in the treatment of nine patients with acute enteric fever proven by positive blood cultures. (biomedsearch.com)
  • is recalling four lots of the drug cefazolin for injection because of the possibility of microbial contamination, which may pose a serious or life-threatening risk for some patients. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Cefazolin versus anti-staphylococcal penicillins for the treatment of patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (bioportfolio.com)
  • For patients with bacteremia caused by methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus anti-staphylococcal penicillins (ASP) or cefazolin are agents of choice. (bioportfolio.com)
  • HealthCare
  • Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) and Water Street Healthcare Partners announced the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved CEFAZOLIN Injection in GALAXY Container (2 g/100 mL), which is Baxter's flexible container that uses the company's proprietary aseptic filling manufacturing processes. (baxter.com)
  • administration
  • If long-term administration is required and delayed bone healing is present, cefazolin application must be considered as a cause of delayed bone healing. (hindawi.com)
  • To better understand the effect of cefazolin on the early stages of bone healing, the modulation of cell migration and proliferation and its reversibility was evaluated and compared to cell cultures without drug administration. (hindawi.com)
  • Neurology Sewice Veterans Administration Medical Center and the Department of Neurology Georgetown University School of Medicine Washington, DC References Cefazolin-Induced Encephalopathy in a Uremic Patient John D. Schwankhaus, MD, Elmo F. Masucci, MD, and John F. Kurtzke, MD A 62-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with renal failure resulting from urinary obstruction. (docme.ru)
  • infections caused
  • Cefazolin for injection, USP, is indicated for serious infections such as those of the respiratory, biliary and urinary tracts, skin and skin structure infections, bone and joint infections, and other infections caused by various strains of streptococci. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Drugs
  • Cefazolin should be administered cautiously and then only when absolutely necessary to any patient who has demonstrated allergy, particularly to drugs. (rxmed.com)