Cefizox Solution For Injection 20Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Cefizox: Solution for injection (20mg)

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What is this Medicine?

CEFTIZOXIME (sef ti ZOX eem) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

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Cefizox 1g/50ml Premixed Solution for Injection

NDC: 004697220
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Meningitis, Gonorrhea, Urethritis, Intraabdominal Infections, Bone And Joint Infections, Septicemia, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Osteomyelitis, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID), Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Cervicitis

Storage Information
Product must be kept frozen (-4 degrees F) during transport and remain frozen until time of use
Cefizox 1g/50ml Premixed Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Cefizox 1g/50ml Premixed Solution for Injection

Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Low Kidney Function Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Eosinophilia Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Paresthesias Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Irritated Blood Vessels Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Prolonged Bleeding Time Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hemolytic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Prothrombin Level Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Platelet Count Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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