Ancef XP 281.25mg Injection

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Shrinivas Gujarat Laboratories Pvt Ltd

Composition for Ancef XP 281.25mg Injection

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Primarily used for

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41.9
₹41.9/Injection
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Substitutes for Ancef XP

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Medicine Overview of Ancef XP Injection

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Uses of Ancef XP Injection

Ancef XP 281.25mg 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 281.25mg 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

  • Do not start or continue cefazolin and consult your doctor if you have severe allergic reaction, inflammation of large intestine (colitis), blood clotting problem, liver or kidney disease.
  • Caution should be taken when giving cefazolin to the children younger than 1 month old or to patients with diabetes as it may affect the results for urine glucose tests.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ancef XP 281.25mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ancef XP 281.25mg 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 281.25mg 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.
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Driving
Ancef XP 281.25mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy,
tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Ancef XP 281.25mg Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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 281.25mg 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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