What is cefazolin?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Cefazolin is a type of antibiotic known as a cephalosporin. It can be used to treat certain kinds of serious bacterial infections and also to prevent certain kinds of infections after surgery.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with cefazolin

Side effect Patients Percentage
Chronic diarrhea 1

Why patients stopped taking cefazolin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 2
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking cefazolin


Stopped taking cefazolin

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 2
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for cefazolin

Jan 10, 2014 (Started Nov 21, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for osteomyelitis)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 6 g Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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