Ancef XP 140.625mg Injection

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Shrinivas Gujarat Laboratories Pvt Ltd

Composition for Ancef XP 140.625mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Ancef XP Injection

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Uses of Ancef XP Injection

Ancef XP 140.625mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Ancef XP Injection

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Ancef XP Injection

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

How Ancef XP Injection works

Ancef xp 140.625mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on Ancef XP Injection

Expert advice for Ancef XP Injection

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Ancef xp immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ancef XP 140.625mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ancef XP 140.625mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Ancef XP 140.625mg 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 140.625mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Ancef XP 140.625mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy
, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Ancef XP 140.625mg Injection should be used with caution in
patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ancef XP 140.625mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Ancef XP 140.625mg Injection is probably safe to use in pati
ents with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ancef XP 140.625mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefazolin, 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 for Ancef XP 140.625mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Cefazolin

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
Ancef xp is effective against some strains of enterococcus bacteria but not effective against pseudomonas or MRSA
No, Ancef xp is not a vesicant (irritant) drug
Ancef xp needs to be stored at 20° to 25°C. It should not be frozen.
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Substitutes for Ancef XP

No substitutes found for this medicine
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