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CEFENTRAL 1GM INJECTION

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Rs.33.50for 1 vial(s) (5 ML injection each)
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Composition FOR CEFENTRAL 1gm injection

Cefotaxime(1gm)

food interaction for CEFENTRAL injection

alcohol interaction for CEFENTRAL injection

pregnancy interaction for CEFENTRAL injection

lactation interaction for CEFENTRAL injection

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cefentral 1gm injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cefentral 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefentral 1gm injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR CEFENTRAL 1gm injection

Cefotaxime(1gm)

Cefentral injection uses

Cefentral 1gm injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections

How cefentral injection works

Cefentral 1gm injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

Common side effects of cefentral injection

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction

SUBSTITUTES FOR CEFENTRAL injection

35 Substitutes
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  • BIOTAX 1GM INJECTION
    (30 ML injection in vial)
    Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
    Rs. 1.10/ML of injection
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    Rs. 33
    save 84% more per ML of injection
  • C TAX 1GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
    Rs. 33.65/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 33.65
    pay 402% more per injection
  • OMNICEF 1GM INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 18.34/ML of injection
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    Rs. 36.67
    pay 174% more per ML of injection
  • EVACEF 1GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Neon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 24.37/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 24.37
    pay 264% more per injection
  • AURACT 1GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Veritaz Healthcare Ltd
    Rs. 28.72/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 28.72
    pay 329% more per injection

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Expert advice FOR CEFENTRAL injection

  • Only use Cefotaxime when prescribed by a registered medical doctor.
  • Always take the full prescription, even if you feel better.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Avoid taking for a long duration as there is a risk of serious intestinal infection and low blood count.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

Frequently asked questions FOR CEFENTRAL 1gm injection

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)
Q. Is cefotaxime ototoxic (toxic to the ear)?
No, cefotaxime is not an ototoxic drug when given alone, but when given along with aminoglycoside antibiotics (gentamicin, tobramycin), it may increase ototoxicity
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Q. Is cefotaxime bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Cefotaxime is a bactericidal agent
Q. What organisms does cefotaxime cover?
Cefotaxime 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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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)