Ancef

(Cefazolin)
  • All Strengths

  • 1g/Vial

  • 500mg/Vial

Generic equivalents

What is a generic medication?

Generic medications are significantly discounted copies of brand name medication that have the same active ingredients, intended use, dosage, side effects, effects, and route of administration as the original brand name medication. In other words, generic medications have the same pharmacological effects as their brand-name counterparts. Over half of all prescribed medications are for generic medications.

Cefazolin 1g/Vial
Prescription required. Manufactured by Sandoz Canada Inc.. Product of Canada. Shipped from Canada.
Cefazolin 500mg/Vial
Prescription required. Manufactured by Novopharm Ltd.. Product of Canada. Shipped from Canada.

Ancef Drug Information

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  • Ancef Overview

    Cefazolin is an antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It may also be used before and during certain surgeries to help prevent infection. Ancef is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

  • How to Use Ancef

    Depending on your specific product, Ancef is given by injection into a vein or into a muscle. Use Ancef exactly as directed by your doctor. The Dosage of Ancef is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. For children, the Dosage of Ancef is also based on their weight. If you are giving Ancef to yourself at home, learn all preparation and usage instructions from your health care professional. Before using, check Ancef visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid. Learn how to store and discard medical supplies safely. For the best effect, use this antibiotic at evenly spaced times. To help you remember, use Ancef at the same time(s) every day. Continue to use Ancef until the full prescribed treatment period is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may result in a return of the infection. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.

  • Ancef Precautions

    Before using cefazolin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other cephalosporins; or to penicillins; or if you have any other allergies. Ancef may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Ancef, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,kidney disease, liver disease, stomach/intestinal diseases (e.g., colitis). Cefazolin may cause live bacterial vaccines (such as typhoid vaccine) to not work as well. Do not have any immunizations/vaccinations while using Ancef unless your doctor tells you to. Kidney function declines as you grow older. Ancef is removed by the kidneys. Therefore, elderly people may be at greater risk for side effects while using Ancef. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before using Ancef. Ancef passes into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

  • Ancef Misdose

    For the best possible benefit, it is important to receive each scheduled dose of Ancef as directed. If you miss a dose of Ancef, contact your doctor or pharmacist right away to establish a new dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.

  • Ancef Interactions

    Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.aminoglycoside antibiotics (e.g., tobramycin, gentamicin), "blood thinners" (e.g., warfarin), chloramphenicol. Ancef may interfere with certain laboratory tests (including Coombs' test), possibly causing false test results. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use Ancef.

  • Ancef Side Effects

    What are Ancef side effects?

    Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Ancef may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Ancef as a result of an interaction with other medications.

    Side Effects of Ancef

    The side effects of Ancef may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Ancef. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Ancef may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.

    Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Ancef, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Ancef.

    By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Ancef, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Ancef and the side effects associated with Ancef are described in the following:

    Common Ancef Side Effects

    Severe

    Less Severe

    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • diarrhea
    • dyspepsia
    • acute abdominal pain

    Less Frequent Ancef Side Effects

    Severe

    Less Severe

    • vulvovaginal candidiasis
    • gastritis

    Rare or Very Rare Ancef Side Effects

    Severe

    • Clostridioides difficile infection
    • hemolytic anemia
    • hypoprothrombinemia
    • agranulocytosis
    • hepatitis
    • renal failure
    • kidney disease with reduction in GFR
    • erythema multiforme
    • Stevens-Johnson syndrome
    • pruritus of skin
    • seizure disorder
    • colitis
    • abnormal hepatic function tests
    • anaphylaxis
    • angioedema
    • serum sickness
    • urticaria
    • obstructive hyperbilirubinemia
    • hallucinations
    • interstitial nephritis
    • thrombocytopenic disorder
    • eosinophilia
    • hemorrhage
    • aplastic anemia
    • pemphigus
    • hyperbilirubinemia
    • jaundice
    • toxic epidermal necrolysis
    • acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis
    • DRESS syndrome
    • candidiasis
    • hypersensitivity drug reaction

    Less Severe

    • phlebitis after infusion
    • paresthesia
    • arthralgia
    • dizziness
    • drug fever
    • fatigue
    • skin rash
    • headache disorder
    • vaginitis
    • genital organ pruritus
    • agitation
    • acute confusion
    • pruritus ani
  • Ancef Storage

    Consult the product instructions and your pharmacist for storage details. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Ancef when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.

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