How to breed "Cefazolin"?
All antibiotics should be used only forappointment of a doctor. Assigning cefazolin, the doctor indicates in what dosage and at what time intervals the injections should be performed. When making the appointment, the doctor believes that the nurse will perform the injections and therefore usually does not explain how to plant cefazolin. But in practice, in many cases, injections are performed by our relatives or neighbors who may not possess this information.
To dilute cefazolin, 0.5% or1% novocaine solution, 1% lidocaine solution or water for injection. For intramuscular administration cefazolin is diluted with water only in case of individual intolerance to patients with solutions of lidocaine and novocaine.
For intravenous administration, cefazolin is diluted with isotonic solutions, for example 5% glucose solution or 0.9% sodium chloride solution.
How to make cefazolin novocaine
Adults for one injection are usually assigned 1.0g of the drug. In this case, 5.0 ml is injected into the syringe. 0.5% - 1% solution of novocaine. A protective foil is removed from the vial. Rubber cap is carefully processed with a cotton swab dipped in alcohol. Novocaine is injected into the vial with cefazolin. After this, the vial is shaken several times until the drug is completely dissolved and the resulting solution is taken into the syringe.
Cefazolin for children: how to plant
Children cefazolin usually appointed at a rate of 25- 50 mg. per kilogram of body weight. In 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 cefazolin 400.0 mg. How to breed cefazolin in this case? It is best to buy vials containing 0.5 g of medicinal product. 5.0 ml is added to the vial. novocaine. As a result, we get an antibiotic solution containing 1.0 ml. 100.0 mg. medicinal product. Because we need 400.0 mg to perform the injection. cefazolin, then in the syringe should be collected 4.0 ml. of the solution obtained. Similarly, the drug is diluted in another package, for example 1.0 g. Only for its dilution, children should not use 5.0 ml, but 10.0 ml. solution of novocaine.