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Bactilem 1500mg Injection

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Composition for Bactilem 1500mg Injection

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Primary uses of Bactilem 1500mg Injection

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1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Bactilem Injection

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Uses of Bactilem Injection

Bactilem 1500mg 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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Bactilem Injection side effects

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

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How to use Bactilem Injection

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

How Bactilem Injection works

Bactilem 1500mg 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 Bactilem Injection

Expert advice for Bactilem Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Bactilem 1500mg 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 Bactilem 1500mg 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, Bactilem 1500mg Injection can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Bactilem Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Bactilem Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Bactilem 1500mg 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
Bactilem 1500mg 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 Bactilem 1500mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Bactilem 1500mg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Bactilem 1500mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Bactilem 1500mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Bactilem Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Bactilem 1500mg 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 Bactilem Injection

Frequently asked questions about Cefuroxime

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