Cefomycin 1gm Injection

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Composition for Cefomycin 1gm Injection

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Medicine Overview of Cefomycin Injection

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Uses of Cefomycin Injection

Cefomycin 1gm 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 Cefomycin Injection

Common

Allergic reaction, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Cefomycin Injection

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

How Cefomycin Injection works

Cefomycin 1gm 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 Cefomycin Injection

Expert advice for Cefomycin Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cefomycin to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Cefomycin 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, Cefomycin can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cefomycin 1gm Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Cefomycin 1gm Injection may cause symptoms such as flushing,
increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefomycin 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Cefomycin 1gm 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 Cefomycin 1gm Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
SAFE
Cefomycin 1gm Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Cefomycin 1gm Injection is safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. No dose adjustment of Cefomycin 1gm Injection is recommended.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cefomyc
in 1gm Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefoperazone, 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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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cefomycin 1gm Injection

Frequently asked questions for Cefoperazone

Q. What is cefoperazone sulbactam?
Combination of cefoperazone and sulbactam (beta lactamase inhibitor) are used for the treatment of intra-abdominal infections
No, cefoperazona is not a nephrotoxic drug when given alone, but when given along with aminoglycosides (gentamicin, tobramycin) or other cephalosporins antibiotics, it may increase nephrotoxicity. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Cefomycin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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