Addition of Azithromycin to Cefazolin Will Reduce Post CS Infections More Than Cefazolin Only.

  • STATUS
    Not Recruiting
  • participants needed
    400
  • sponsor
    Ain Shams University
Updated on 22 January 2021

Summary

The good standard antibiotic prophylaxis pre elective C S is cefazolin and this study will approve addition of azithromycin to cefazolin will reduce post CS infections more than cefazolin only.

Description

Patiants and methods

Randomization

Patients fulfilling the inclusion criteria will be randomized to two groups. Both two group will receive standard prophylaxis antibiotic CEFAZOLIN (zinol) (at a dose of 1 g) 2 hours preoperative.

Control Group:

This group will include 200women undergoing elective cs. In this group, patients will receive standard antibiotic prophylaxis CEFAZOLIN (at a dose of 1 g) and azithromycin (at a dose of 1g) 2 hours preoperative.

Study Group:

This group will include 200women undergoing elective cs. In this group, patients will receive only standard prophylaxis antibiotic(CEFAZOLIN)

Inclusion criteria:

  • Gestational age of 37 0/7 weeks and greater
  • Elective cesarean section
  • Medicaly free pregnant women

Exclusion criteria:

  • a known allergy to azithromycin
  • obstetric complications
  • azithromycin use within 7 days before randomization
  • chorioamnionitis or other infection requiring postpartum antibiotic therapy
  • Pre-gestational diabetes

Details
Condition Randomized Controll Trial
Treatment Azithromycin
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT03502356
SponsorAin Shams University
Last Modified on22 January 2021

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