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Cefsul 250 mg/125 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Cefsul Injection

Cefsul Injection side effects

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Allergic reaction
  • Rash

How to use Cefsul Injection

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

How Cefsul Injection works

Cefsul 250 mg/125 mg Injection is a combination of two medicines: Ceftriaxone and Sulbactam. Ceftriaxone is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Ceftriaxone against bacteria.

Cefsul Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefsul 250 mg/125 mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Cefsul 250 mg/125 mg Injection should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
Cefsul 250 mg/125 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cefsul 250 mg/125 mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Cefsul 250 mg/125 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cefsul 250 mg/125 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment of Cefsul 250 mg/125 mg Injection is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance. 
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Cefsul 250 mg/125 mg Injection may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking Cefsul 250 mg/125 mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cefsul

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Kya fever main cefixime 50 mg dry syrup de sakte haiKitna ml dena hota hai
Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
Hello, Cefixime is a third generation cephalosporin, an antibiotic used in specific bacterial infections. For fever you must use antipyretics like paracetamol to decrease the temperature. Antibiotic is only to be started if bacterial infection is suspected. Do visit a pediatrician for clinical examination of your child.
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Infertility
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Cefsul cause allergic reaction?

Yes, Cefsul can cause an allergic reaction and is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to a group of antibiotic called cephalosporins. Seek emergency medical help if you have any sign of an allergic reaction like hives; difficulty in breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Q. Can the use of Cefsul cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cefsul can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Cefsul takes to work?

Usually, Cefsul starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Cefsul?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Cefsul when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Cefsul and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References
  1. MedIndia. Ceftriaxone+Sulbactam. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ceftriaxone. Austria: Sandoz GmbH; 2013. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Sulbactam. New York, New York: Roeirg; 2007. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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