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Cefoap 250mg Injection

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Cefoap 250mg Injection is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs (eg. pneumonia), ear, urinary tract, skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, blood, and heart. It is also used to prevent infections during surgery.

Cefoap 250mg Injection fights and stops the growth of many types of bacteria. This helps to improve your symptoms and cure the underlying infection. It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you. You should use this medicine regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

The most common side effects of this medicine include diarrhea and changes in liver function tests and blood counts. Some people may develop temporary redness or pain at the site of injection. These side effects are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days. Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause increased side effects.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics, and if you have any liver or kidney problems. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.

Uses of Cefoap Injection

Benefits of Cefoap Injection

In Bacterial infections

Cefoap 250mg Injection is the injection form of an antibiotic medicine that kills the infection-causing bacteria in your body. It is often injected by a doctor or a nurse either into a vein or a muscle. This medicine is used to treat many different types of infections such as those of the brain (meningitis), lungs (pneumonia), ear, abdomen, urinary tract, bones and joints, skin, blood, and heart. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Cefoap 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 Cefoap

  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Allergic reaction
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Diarrhea
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Cefoap Injection

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

How Cefoap Injection works

Cefoap 250mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Cefoap 250mg Injection may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefoap 250mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefoap 250mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Cefoap 250mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Cefoap 250mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefoap 250mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cefoap 250mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Cefoap 250mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Cefoap Injection?

If you miss a dose of Cefoap 250mg 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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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cefoap 250mg Injection to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Cefoap 250mg 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 does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Cefoap 250mg Injection as it may cause increased side effects.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Cephalosporins
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

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FAQs

Q. Is Cefoap 250mg Injection effective?

Cefoap 250mg Injection is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Cefoap 250mg Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. How is Cefoap 250mg Injection administered?

Cefoap 250mg Injection is administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor and should not be self administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Cefoap 250mg Injection.

Q. Is Cefoap 250mg Injection bactericidal or bacteriostatic?

Cefoap 250mg Injection is primarily bactericidal(one which kills the causative organisms) but it may be bacteriostatic (one which slows down the growth of bacteria) also. Its activity depends on the organism, tissue penetration, dosage, and rate of organism multiplication.

Q. How does Cefoap 250mg Injection act?

Cefoap 250mg Injection acts by adhering to the proteins synthesized by the bacteria, thereby inhibiting the organisms to develop their protective covering known as cell wall. This kills the bacteria.

Q. Is Cefoap 250mg Injection bad for the kidneys?

No, Cefoap 250mg Injection is not bad for the kidneys when given alone, but when given along with aminoglycosides (gentamicin, tobramycin) or other cephalosporins antibiotics, it may increase kidney damage. Therefore, it is advised to take this medicine only if prescribed by your doctor.

Q. Can the use of Cefoap 250mg Injection cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cefoap 250mg Injection can cause diarrhea. Cefoap 250mg Injection is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Cefoap 250mg Injection take to work?

Usually, Cefoap 250mg Injection starts working soon after you take it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and relieve your symptoms completely.

Q. What if I do not get better after using Cefoap 250mg Injection?

Inform your doctor if you do not feel better even after finishing the full course of treatment. You must also inform your doctor if the symptoms get worse while using this medicine.

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