Medicine Overview of Agicef S Injection
Side Effects of Agicef S are Diarrhoea, Increased liver enzymes, Allergic reaction, Rash.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Agicef S 1000mg/500mg Injection is a combination of two medicines: Ceftriaxone and Sulbactam. Ceftriaxone is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Ceftriaxone against bacteria.
In Depth Information on Agicef S Injection
- You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance.
- Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Agicef S 1000mg/500mg Injection may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
- Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
- Stop taking Agicef S 1000mg/500mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.
Agicef S Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Agicef S 1000mg/500mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Agicef S 1000mg/500mg Injection should be used with caution during lactation.
Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Agicef S 1000mg/500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Agicef S 1000mg/500mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Agicef S 1000mg/500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Agicef S 1000mg/500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment of Agicef S 1000mg/500mg Injection is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
Questions Related to Agicef S
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
Frequently asked questions about Agicef S Injection
Q. Can the use of Agicef S cause allergic reaction?
Yes. Agicef S can cause an allergic reaction and is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to a group of antibiotic called cephalosporins. Get emergency medical help if you have any of the signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Q. Can the use of Agicef S cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Agicef S can cause nausea and vomiting. In case, you experience nausea while taking this medicine, take it with milk, food or with antacids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods. If you start to experience vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Try small frequent sips of the liquid. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent vomiting and signs of dehydration like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.
Q. Can Agicef S be taken orally?
No, Agicef S can only be administered intravenously or intramuscularly, and the drug is completely absorbed. It is not available orally. For most infections, it is usually given once or twice a day.
Q. What is Agicef S used for?
Agicef S is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. Ceftriaxone belongs to a group of antibiotics called cephalosporins and treats urinary tract infections, infection of the ears, lungs and meningitis (inflammation of meninges in brain) caused by bacteria. Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor used for the treatment of urinary tract and skin infections.
Q. When you must not be given Agicef S?
The use of Agicef S should be avoided in patients if you have had an allergic reaction to any medicine containing ceftriaxone or any other cephalosporin antibiotic.
Q. What is the most important information should I know before starting the Agicef S?
Tell your doctor if you have or had any medical conditions, including kidney disease, stomach problems, liver disease or bleeding problems or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
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