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Altacef 250 mg Injection

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Composition for Altacef 250 mg Injection

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Primary uses of Altacef 250 mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Altacef Injection

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Uses of Altacef Injection

Altacef 250 mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Altacef Injection side effects

Common

Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Increased liver enzymes, Nausea, Injection site reaction, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Altacef Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Altacef Injection works

Altacef 250 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.

In Depth Information on Altacef Injection

Expert advice for Altacef Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Altacef 250 mg Injection to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Altacef 250 mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Altacef 250 mg Injection can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Altacef Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Altacef Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Altacef 250 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Altacef 250 mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Altacef 250 mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Altacef 250 mg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Altacef 250 mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Altacef 250 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Altacef Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Altacef 250 mg Injection, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Altacef Injection

Frequently asked questions about Cefuroxime

Yes, Altacef is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Altacef belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Altacef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Altacef is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Altacef is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Altacef if you are G6PD deficient.
Altacef is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI). Its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Can Altacef be taken with azithromycin?
Altacef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with azithromycin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Can Altacef be taken with doxycycline?
Altacef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxycyclin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Is it safe to take Altacef with pseudoephedrine?
Altacef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Can Altacef be taken with naproxen?
Altacef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with naproxen. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Is it safe to take Altacef with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Altacef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Altacef like any other drug has an expiry data and should not be used after that. Please check the package insert before using the medicine.
Altacef is indicated in the treatment of pneumonia. However, its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
No, Altacef does not have penicillin in it. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is similar to penicillin.
Altacef is not known to cause constipation. It is associated with diarrhea. However, if you experience any such symptom while taking Altacef, consult your doctor.
Yes, Altacef is active against staphylococcus. However, strains resistant to the drug have also been reported. Talk to your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment of your infection.
Altacef use is not associated with tiredness. However, if you experience tiredness while taking Altacef, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take alprazolam with Altacef?
No drug interactions have been reported when Altacef is used with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Altacef with ibuprofen?
No drug interactions have been reported when Altacef is used with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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