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Cefatum 1gm Injection

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Composition for Cefatum 1gm Injection

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Primary uses of Cefatum 1gm Injection

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1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Cefatum Injection

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Uses of Cefatum Injection

Cefatum 1gm 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, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Cefatum Injection side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cefatum Injection

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

How Cefatum Injection works

Cefatum 1gm 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 Cefatum Injection

Expert advice for Cefatum Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cefatum 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 Cefatum 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, Cefatum can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Special precautions for Cefatum Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefatum 1gm 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
Cefatum 1gm 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 Cefatum 1gm Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Cefatum 1gm Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cefatum 1gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefatum 1gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Cefatum 1gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cefatum 1gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Cefatum Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Cefatum 1gm 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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Frequently asked questions about Cefatum Injection

Frequently asked questions about Ceftazidime

Q. Is ceftazidime a sulfa, penicillin or a beta lactam drug?
Ceftazidime does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is beta lactam cephalosporin antibiotic
No, Rocephin is the brand name for ceftriaxone
Yes, Cefatum is a dialyzable drug
Q. Is ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin compatible?
Yes, ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin are compatible when taken together
Cefatum is active against pseudomonas, anaerobes, and staphylococcus bacteria. It may not be effective against methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
No, Cefatum is not a nephrotoxic drug when given alone but when given along with aminoglycoside antibiotics (gentamicin, tobramycin) or diuretics such as furosemide, it may increase nephrotoxicity.
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