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Given as an injection into a vein or muscle, cefazolin is prescribed to treat various bacterial infections. It can also be used to prevent surgical infections. As a cephalosporin antibiotic, cefazolin works to kill bacteria by preventing them from making cell walls. Allergic reactions, thrush, and digestive problems are some of the possible side effects.
- Allergic reactions (usually an itchy rash)
- Digestive side effects like nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea