Alemetro 500 mg Infusion


Overview

Uses of Alemetro Infusion
Alemetro 500 mg Infusion is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and parasitic infections. It is used in infections of the brain, reproductive system, gastrointestinal tract, skin, vagina, and other areas of the body.
Alemetro Infusion side effects
Common
  • Muscle pain
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Glossitis
  • Taste change
  • Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
How to use Alemetro Infusion
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.
How Alemetro Infusion works
Alemetro 500 mg Infusion is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA.
Alemetro Infusion related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alemetro 500 mg Infusion may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Alemetro 500 mg Infusion 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Alemetro 500 mg Infusion 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.
If a single dose of Alemetro 500 mg Infusion is used, it is recommended to hold breastfeeding for 12-24 hours to allow the removal of the drug.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Alemetro 500 mg Infusion may make you feel sleepy, dizzy, confused. You may have hallucinations, fits (convulsions) or temporary eyesight problems (such as blurred or double vision) affecting your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Alemetro 500 mg Infusion is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Alemetro 500 mg Infusion is recommended.
Patients undergoing kidney dialysis should take this medicine after the dialysis treatment.
Liver
CAUTION
Alemetro 500 mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alemetro 500 mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Alemetro Infusion?
If you miss a dose of Alemetro 500 mg Infusion, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and a metallic taste in the mouth.
  • If you are using Alemetro 500 mg Infusion in a high dose or for a prolonged time, there is a risk of more side effects, like nerve damage.
  • You should not drink alcohol during or for 48 hours after treatment. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache if you take it together.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Alemetro with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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LIFE-THREATENING
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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MODERATE
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MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Alemetro

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Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
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
Child Specialist
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
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FAQs

Q. What is Alemetro?
Alemetro is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Q. What is Alemetro used for?
Alemetro is active against anaerobic bacteria and can be used to treat infections of the blood, brain, lung, bones, genital tract, pelvic area, stomach and intestines, gum ulcers and other dental infections, infected leg ulcers, and pressure sores and to prevent infections after surgery.
Q. Is Alemetro safe?
Yes, Alemetro is a relatively safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Alemetro a pain killer?
Alemetro is an antibiotic and not pain killer.
Q. Does Alemetro affect birth control?
There is no evidence of Alemetro affecting birth control (contraception) as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor to confirm before taking the two medicines together as you may require a secondary birth control measure while taking Alemetro.
Q. Is Alemetro an over the counter (OTC) product?
No, Alemetro is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It's a prescription medicine.
Q. Can Alemetro cause vomiting?
Vomiting has been reported as a side effect with Alemetro. However, the exact incidence is not known. Consult your doctor if vomiting occurs while you are taking Alemetro.
Q. Can I take Alemetro for urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Alemetro is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. It can be indicated for the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI) only if the underlying cause is anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.
Q. Can I take Alemetro for yeast (fungal) infection?
Alemetro is not active against yeast (fungal) infections, hence not recommended to be used for yeast infections.
Q. Can I take Alemetro for chest infection?
Yes, Alemetro can be taken for chest infections only once the cause of infection is diagnosed and the antibiotics are recommended by your doctor.
Q. can I take Alemetro for a sinus infection?
Alemetro can be used for anaerobic sinus infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics as the cause of infection must be diagnosed by a doctor before starting the treatment.
Q. Can I take Alemetro for chlamydia?
Alemetro is not active against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor before taking any treatment for chlamydia. Antibiotics should be taken only as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Alemetro for kidney infection?
Alemetro is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. It can be indicated for the treatment of kidney infection only if the underlying cause is anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.
Q. Can I take Alemetro for bronchitis?
Alemetro is not indicated for the treatment of bronchitis. Consult your doctor if you have symptoms of bronchitis and antibiotics are needed for the same.
Q. Can I take Alemetro for diarrhea?
Alemetro is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. It can be indicated for the treatment of diarrhea only if the underlying cause is anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.
Q. Can I take Alemetro for a sore throat?
Alemetro is not indicated for the treatment of a sore throat. It is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.
Q. Can I take Alemetro for the ear infection?
Alemetro is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. So, it can be used for ear infection only if it is caused by anaerobic bacteria. Please consult your doctor in case antibiotics are needed as the antibiotics should be used only once the cause of infection is properly diagnosed.
Q. Is Alemetro steroid?
Alemetro is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which acts by killing bacteria.
Q. Is Alemetro carcinogenic?
There is no evidence of Alemetro showing carcinogenicity in humans. However, it has shown cancer like growth in mouse and rat studies. Please consult your doctor if you have any questions related to this.
Q. Is Alemetro an antibiotic?
Yes, Alemetro is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Q. Is Alemetro bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Alemetro is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Q. Can I take Alemetro with doxycycline?
Alemetro can be taken with doxycycline as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alemetro with azithromycin?
Alemetro can be taken with azithromycin as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alemetro with tramadol?
Alemetro can be taken with tramadol as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alemetro with paracetamol?
Alemetro can be taken with paracetamol as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alemetro with fluconazole?
Alemetro can be taken with fluconazole as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alemetro with gabapentin?
Alemetro can be taken with gabapentin as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can Alemetro delay your period?
Alemetro is not known to delay monthly period. Consult your doctor if it occurs as this could be due to some other condition which needs attention.
Q. Does Alemetro affect birth control?
No, Alemetro is not shown to affect birth control. It is an antibiotic and works in your body by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infection.
Q. Does Alemetro make you fertile?
Alemetro plays no role in the treatment of infertility. It is an antibiotic and works in your body by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infection.
Q. Does Alemetro cause dark urine?
Dark urine has been reported to be an uncommon side effect with Alemetro. If you develop dark urine, talk to your doctor immediately. You may need to stop the medicine.
Q. Does Alemetro cause constipation?
Yes, Alemetro may cause constipation. Consult your doctor if you have constipation during Alemetro therapy.
Q. Does Alemetro contain sulfa?
Alemetro is not a sulfa-containing drug.
Q. Does Alemetro make you feel tired?
Tiredness has not been reported as a side effect of Alemetro. In case you experience tiredness while taking Alemetro. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Alemetro cause nausea?
There have been reports that Alemetro may cause nausea. However, the exact incidence is not known. Consult your doctor if nausea occurs and persists for a long time when you are taking Alemetro.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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