Medicine Overview of Ancef XP Injection
Ancef XP 1.125 gm 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, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
Side Effects of Ancef XP are Rash, Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), Allergic reaction, Nausea, Indigestion, Diarrhoea.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Ancef XP 1.125 gm Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.
In Depth Information on Ancef XP Injection
Ancef XP Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ancef XP 1.125 gm 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.
Ancef XP 1.125 gm 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 Ancef XP 1.125 gm Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Ancef XP 1.125 gm Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Ancef XP 1.125 gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ancef XP 1.125 gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Ancef XP 1.125 gm Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ancef XP 1.125 gm Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Ancef XP 1.125 gm 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.
Questions Related to Ancef XP
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 Ancef XP Injection
Ancef XP is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is cefazolin a sulfa, penicillin, cephalosporin, or beta lactam drug?
Cefazolin does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is a beta lactam cephalosporin antibiotic
No, Keflex is a brand name for cephalexin
Q. Is cefazolin compatible with lactated ringer's, normal saline, Nacl, or potassium?
Cefazolin is compatible with normal saline, NaCl or potassium solution. It is not commonly used with lactated ringer's
Q. Can I take Ancef with a penicillin or sulfa allergy?
Ancef (brand name for cefazolin injection) cannot be given with a penicillin allergy. Precaution should be taken even when there is history of sulfa drugs
Q. Does Ancef XP cover enterococcus, pseudomonas, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?
Ancef XP is effective against some strains of enterococcus bacteria but not effective against pseudomonas or MRSA
Q. Is Ancef XP a vesicant?
No, Ancef XP is not a vesicant (irritant) drug
Q. Does Ancef XP need to be refrigerated?
Ancef XP needs to be stored at 20° to 25°C. It should not be frozen.
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