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Cefaxil 1 gm Injection

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Composition for Cefaxil 1 gm Injection

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Primary uses of Cefaxil 1 gm Injection

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5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Cefaxil Injection

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Uses of Cefaxil Injection

Cefaxil 1 gm 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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Cefaxil Injection side effects

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Side Effects of Cefaxil are Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Injection site reaction, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Cefaxil Injection

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

How Cefaxil Injection works

Cefaxil 1 gm Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.

In Depth Information on Cefaxil Injection

Expert advice for Cefaxil Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cefaxil 1 gm 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 Cefaxil 1 gm 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, Cefaxil 1 gm Injection can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Cefaxil Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Cefaxil Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefaxil 1 gm 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
Cefaxil 1 gm 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 Cefaxil 1 gm Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Cefaxil 1 gm Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cefaxil 1 gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefaxil 1 gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
SAFE
Cefaxil 1 gm Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Cefaxil 1 gm Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Cefaxil Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Cefaxil 1 gm 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 Cefaxil Injection

Frequently asked questions about Cefotaxime

Q. Is cefotaxime a sulfa, penicillin or broad spectrum antibiotic?
Cefotaxime does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is a third generation, broad spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic
Q. Is cefotaxime compatible with potassium and TPN?
Yes, cefotaxime can be given with potassium and TPN (total parenteral nutrition)
No, Cefaxil is not an ototoxic drug when given alone, but when given along with aminoglycoside antibiotics (gentamicin, tobramycin), it may increase ototoxicity
Cefaxil is a bactericidal agent
Cefaxil is active against Escherichia coli, group A and B streptococci, pseudomonas and staphylococcus bacteria. In some cases, Streptococcus pneumonia may show resistance to the drug. It may not be effective against methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

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