Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection

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Introduction

Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection is a combination medicine. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection.

Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection should only be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Do not miss any scheduled appointments for taking this medicine. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Cefirone V Injection

Benefits of Cefirone V Injection

In Bacterial infections

Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection works by killing bacteria which can cause bacterial infections. It is used to treat many different types of bacterial infections. It is given by a doctor or nurse into a vein and should not be self-administered. Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection usually makes you feel better very quickly but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Cefirone V Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Cefirone V

  • Breathlessness
  • Rash
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Allergic reaction
  • Erythema (skin redness)
  • Itching
  • Diarrhea

How to use Cefirone V Injection

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

How Cefirone V Injection works

Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection is a combination of two medicines: Ceftriaxone and Vancomycin. They work by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Together, they eradicate your infection effectively.

Safety advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test and some blood tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment of Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you forget to take Cefirone V Injection?

If you miss a dose of Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection is given as an injection under the supervision of a doctor.
  • Do not skip any dose and finish the course as suggested by the doctor.
  • It is advisable to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water to overcome medicine side effects. 
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection can cause drowsiness and sleepiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience rashes, itching, swelling and shortness of breath while taking the medicine.
  • You will be monitored for blood pressure and liver function during the treatment with this medicine.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient concerns

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Dermatology
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I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
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Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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FAQs

Q. How long does Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection take to work?

Usually, Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. For how long is Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection used?

Duration of treatment with Cefirone V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection depends on the severity of your infection, which will be decided by your doctor.

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References

  1. Venus Remedies Limited. Ceftriaxone + Vancomycin. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Shrivastava SM, Chaudhary M, Sehgal R. Efficacy and Safety Study of Fixed-Dose Combination of Ceftriaxone-Vancomycin Injection in Patients with Various Infections. Current Drug Safety. 2008;3:82-85. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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