How to breed "Cefazolin"?
All antibiotics should be used only as directed by a physician. When prescribing cefazolin, the doctor will indicate at what dosage and at what time intervals the injections should be given. When making an appointment, the doctor believes that the nurse will perform the injections and therefore does not usually explain how to dilute cefazolin. But in practice, in many cases, injections are performed by our relatives or neighbors who may not have this information.
For the dilution of cefazolin used 0.5% or 1% solution of novocaine, 1% solution of lidocaine or water for injection. For intramuscular administration, cefazolin is diluted with water only in case of individual intolerance to patients with lidocaine and novocaine solutions.
For intravenous administration, cefazolin is diluted with isotonic solutions, for example, 5% glucose solution or 0.9% sodium chloride solution.
How to breed cefazolin novocaine
Adults per injection is usually given 1.0 g of the drug.In this case, 5.0 ml is drawn into the syringe. 0.5% - 1% solution of novocaine. The protective foil is removed from the bottle. The rubber cap is carefully treated with a cotton swab dipped in alcohol. Novocain is injected into the cefazolin vial. After that, the vial is shaken several times until the drug is completely dissolved, and the resulting solution is drawn into a syringe.
Cefazolin children: how to breed
Cefazolin is usually prescribed to children at the rate of 25-50 mg. per kilogram of body weight. For severe infections, the doctor may increase the dose to 100 mg. per kg of body weight of the child. For example, your child has a body weight of 8 kg., And the doctor prescribed him Cefazolin 400.0 mg. How to breed cefazolin in this case? It is best to buy bottles containing 0.5 g of the drug. 5.0 ml is added to the bottle. Novocain. As a result, we get a solution of an antibiotic containing 1.0 ml. 100.0 mg. drug. Since we need to perform an injection of 400.0 mg. cefazolin, then 4.0 ml should be collected into the syringe. the resulting solution. Similarly, the drug is diluted in another package, for example, 1.0 g each. Only for its dilution for children, not 5.0 ml should be used, but 10.0 ml. solution of novocaine.