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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Medicine Overview of Cefizox Injection

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Uses of Cefizox Injection

Cefizox 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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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 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.

In Depth Information on Cefizox Injection

Expert advice for Cefizox Injection

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Cefizox immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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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.

Patient Concerns

Substitutes for Cefizox

No substitutes found for this medicine
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