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Cefantral 1000 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Cefantral Injection

Cefantral Injection side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Injection site reaction
  • Diarrhea

How to use Cefantral Injection

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

How Cefantral Injection works

Cefantral 1000 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Cefantral Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefantral 1000 mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Cefantral 1000 mg 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 Cefantral 1000 mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Cefantral 1000 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cefantral 1000 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefantral 1000 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
SAFE
Cefantral 1000 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Cefantral 1000 mg Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Cefantral Injection?

If you miss a dose of Cefantral 1000 mg 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cefantral 1000 mg Injection to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Cefantral 1000 mg 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.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Cefantral 1000 mg Injection as it may cause increased side effects.

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Cefantral cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cefantral can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Cefantral takes to work?

Usually, Cefantral starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Cefantral?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

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References
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