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Cephalosporins

First-generation gram-positive some gram-negative
Second-generation broader spectrum then first
Third-generation broader spectrum and second longer duration
Fourth-generation effective against bacteria resistant to earlier generations
Fifth-generation extended gram-positive effectiveness effective against MRSA

Cephazolin (Ancef, Kefzol)

Therapeutic class- antibacterial

Pharmacologic class-cell wall inhibitor first-generation

Pregnancy category-B

Adverse effects-
Rash and diarrhea
Super infections
Pain and phlebitis at IM injection sites
Allergic response

Patient family teaching-
Consult before drinking alcohol
Report signs of secondary infections
Reports severe persistent diarrhea
Report abnormal bleeding or bruising
Report signs of allergy
Report if no improvement after a few days