Cefzar Injection 500 mg 1 Vial

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Drug Strength: 500 mg
Drug Form : Injection
Pack Size : 1 vial

Cefzar Injection contains Cephazolin | belongs to Cephalosporin

SKU: pg_4066_5674 Categories: ,

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How it works

Cefzar Injection 500 mg 1 Vial works by interfering with the bacterial cell wall synthesis.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Cefzar Injection 500 mg 1 Vial

  • Diarrhea
  • Pain at injection site
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness and Drowsiness rare
  • Swelling of legs and feet severe
  • Fainting severe
  • Skin Rash rare

Uses of Cefzar Injection 500 mg 1 Vial

What is it prescribed for?

  • Endocarditis

    Cefzar Injection 500 mg 1 Vialis used in the treatment of endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, or group A beta-hemolytic streptococci.

  • Urinary tract infection

    This medicine is used in the treatment of acute, uncomplicated urinary tract infections caused by E. coli, Proteus mirabilis, Klebsiella species, etc.

  • Cholecystitis

    This medicine is used to treat cholecystits, a condition characterized by right upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever.

  • Surgical prophylaxis

    This medicine may be used before, during, and after surgical procedures to prevent infections.

  • Skin and Skin Structure Infection

    This medicine is used in the treatment of skin infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, group A beta-hemolytic streptococci, etc.

  • Bone and Joint infections

    This medicine is used in the treatment of bone and joint infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus.

  • Genital Infections

    This medicine is used in the treatment of genital infections such as prostatitis and epididymitis caused by E. coli, Proteus mirabilis, Klebsiella species, etc.

  • Respiratory Tract Infection

    This medicine is used in the treatment of respiratory tract infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, group A beta-hemolytic streptococci, Klebsiella species, and Haemophilus influenzae.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is 1 to 2 hours.

  • Duration of Effect

    The time until which this medicine remains active in the body is 6 to 12 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is recommended for use in pregnant women only if necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before receiving this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is considered safe for use in breastfeeding women. However, the infant should be monitored closely for any side effects such as diarrhea or thrush.

When not to use?

  • Hypersensitivity

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Cefzar Injection 500 mg 1 Vial or any other cephalosporins.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is recommended for use in pregnant women only if necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before receiving this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is considered safe for use in breastfeeding women. However, the infant should be monitored closely for any side effects such as diarrhea or thrush.

General Warnings
  • Seizure disorder

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of seizure disorder due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. If a seizure episode occurs, therapy with this medicine should be discontinued and appropriate corrective measures should be taken.

  • Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea

    Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea

  • Drug resistance

    Usage of Cefzar Injection 500 mg 1 Vial without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that are drug resistant.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Since this medicine is taken under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional, usually in the clinical or hospital setup, the likelihood of missing a dose is very less.

  • Overdose

    Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very less. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Warfarin moderate
  • Furosemide moderate
  • Probenecid moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects on the kidney. This risk is especially higher in the elderly population. Close monitoring of kidney function is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments should be done based on the severity of renal dysfunction. Any unusual symptoms should be reported to the doctor on priority.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe side effects. Close monitoring of liver function is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Any unusual symptoms should be reported to the doctor on priority.

General Instructions

This medicine should be taken under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • Usage does not depend on food timings
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

How to use Cefzar Injection 500 mg 1 Vial

IM: Inject deep IM into large muscle mass. IV: Inject direct IV over 5 min. Infuse intermittent infusion over 30-60 min.
Compatibility: Stable in D5W, D5LR, D5¼ NS, D5½ NS, D5NS, D10W, LR, NS. Standard diluent: 1 g/50 mL D5W; 2 g/50 mL D5W.
Y-site administration:
Drug to Drug IV Compatibility: Acyclovir, amikacin, aztreonam, bumetanide, calcium gluconate, ceftriaxone, dexamethasone, diltiazem, enalapril, epinephrine, esmolol, fentanyl, fluconazole, furosemide, heparin, hydrocortisone, imipenem, insulin regular, linezolid, lorazepam, methylprednisolone, metoclopramide, metronidazole, midazolam, milrinone, morphine, nitroglycerin, nitroprusside, norepinephrine, ondansetron, phenylephrine, propofol, ranitidine, vasopressin, vecuronium.
Drug to Drug IV Incompatibility: Amphotericin B cholesteryl sulphate complex, cisatracurium, diphenhydramine, dobutamine, dopamine, idarubicin, lansoprazole, levofloxacin, pentamidine, vinorelbine.
In syringe: Incompatible with ascorbic acid inj, cimetidine, lidocaine.
When admixed: Incompatible with amikacin, amobarbital, atracurium, bleomycin, calcium gluconate, clindamycin with gentamycin, colistimethate, kanamycin, pentobarbital, polymyxin B sulphate, ranitidine.
Stability: Store intact vial at room temperature and protect from temperatures exceeding 40°C. Reconstituted solutions are stable 24 hours at room temperature and 10 days under refrigeration.

what are the adverse effects of Cefzar Injection 500 mg 1 Vial?

Pain at inj site, hypersensitivity reactions. Gl disturbances, convulsions, eosinophilia, neutropenia, leucopenia, rise in liver enzymes and blood urea. Positive Coomb’s test.

What happens if I miss a dose of Cefzar Injection 500 mg 1 Vial?

Adults: 500 mg-1 gm IM or IV 6-8 hourly. Children: Under 1 mth, not recommended; others, 25-50 mg/kg daily in three or four divided doses by IM or IV inj.
Prophylaxis against bacterial endocarditis: Adults: 1 gm 30 min before procedure. Children: 25 mg/kg 30 min before procedure; max dose 1 gm.
Bone and joint infections: Adults: IM/IV: 500-1000 mg every 6-8 hourly. Children: 25-50 mg/kg/day divided every 6-8 hourly doses. Max: 100 mg/kg/day.
Septicaemia: IV: Adults: 1-1.5 gm every 6 hourly. Children: 100 mg/kg/day divided every 6-8 hourly doses.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Cefzar Injection 500 mg 1 Vial. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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