Disease Information for Cephalothin (Keflin) Administration/Toxicity

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Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Neutrophiles (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Direct Coombs test (Lab)
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/antibacterial drug (example)
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Cephalosporin antibiotic (example)
DRUG/First generation cephalosporin (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
5 Thia 1 azabicyclo(4 2 0)oct 2 ene 2 carboxylic acid 3 ((acetyloxy)methyl) 8 oxo 7 ((2 thienylacetyl)amino) (6R trans), Cefalotin, cephalothin, Cephalothin (product), Cephalothin (substance), CEPHALOTHIN PREPARATION, Brand name/Keflin (Cephalothin)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Injectable preparation only
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
Definition

First generation Cephalosporin antibiotic; Only in injection or parenteral form; Usually given intravenously. There are no oral preparations

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