AdvaCare is a GMP manufacturer of Cefazolin Sodium Powder for Injection.
Cefazolin Sodium Powder for Injection, also known as cefazoline or cephazolin, is an antibiotic used for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections. The drug is usually administered by either injection into a muscle or into a vein.
Due to possible cross-reactivity with penicillins, people who have experienced anaphylaxis to penicillins are advised not to receive cephalosporins. Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and rash. Cefazolin is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic with the broad-spectrum antibiotic with activity against both gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria.
It was initially marketed by GlaxoSmithKline under the trade name Ancef but is no longer available as brand name products. It is on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines the most important medications needed for a basic health system
As with all pharmaceuticals, some unwanted effects can occur from the use of procaine benzyl penicillin powder for injections. Always consult a doctor or health care professional for medical advice before use.
Common side effects include loss of appetite; mild diarrhea; nausea; stomach cramps; vomiting.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these severe side effects occur: severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bloody stools; decreased urination; fever; hoarseness; pain, swelling, or redness at the injection site; red, swollen, or blistered skin; seizures; severe diarrhea; severe nausea or vomiting; severe stomach pain/cramps; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness; vaginal irritation or discharge; white spots in the mouth; yellowing of the eyes and skin.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur.
For a comprehensive list of all possible effects, consult your doctor.
If any symptom persists or gets worse, or you notice any other symptom, then please call your doctor immediately.