Cefazolin- Drug Detail Profile

Category of DrugCefazolin is an Anti-Infective drug 
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Cefazolin is used for
1. Respiratory tract infection
2. urinary tract Infection
3. Skin and soft tissue infection
4. Biliary tract infection
5. Bone and joint infection
6. Endocarditis
7. Septicaemia
8. Preoperative prophylaxis.
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms INJECTION
Contraindications1. Hypersensitivity and cephalosporin
2. Colitis
3. lactation
4. pregnancy
Precautions 1. Renal function impairment
2. overgrowth of the non-susceptible organism
3. Interactions
Adverse Effects1. Eosinophilia
2. Diarrhoea
3. Fever
4. Convulsions
5. Neutropenia
6. Anaphylaxis
7. phlebitis
8. oral candidiasis
9. leucopenia
Pregnancy Category B

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