Cefizox 500mg Injection

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Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Cefizox 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

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1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Cefizox Injection

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Uses of Cefizox Injection

Cefizox 500mg 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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Side effects of Cefizox Injection

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cefizox Injection

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

How Cefizox Injection works

Cefizox 500mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Cefizox Injection

Expert advice for Cefizox Injection

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Cefizox 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, Cefizox can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cefizox 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefizox 500mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Cefizox 500mg 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 Cefizox 500mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Cefizox 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Cefizox 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefizox 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cefizox
500mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ceftizoxime, 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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Substitutes for Cefizox

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