Axifur 1.5gm Injection

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Composition for Axifur 1.5gm Injection

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Medicine Overview of Axifur Injection

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Uses of Axifur Injection

Axifur 1.5gm 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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Side effects of Axifur Injection

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Axifur Injection

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

How Axifur Injection works

Axifur 1.5gm 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 Axifur Injection

Expert advice for Axifur Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Axifur 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 Axifur 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, Axifur can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Axifur Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Axifur Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Axifur 1.5gm 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
Axifur 1.5gm 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 Axifur 1.5gm Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Not relevant, as Axifur 1.5gm Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Axifur
1.5gm Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Axifur
1.5gm Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefuroxime, 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 Axifur Injection

Frequently asked questions about Cefuroxime

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