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Crixan 500mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Crixan 500mg Injection is an antibiotic used to treat various types of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, throat and skin. It is also effective against some infections (e.g., MAC or Mycobacterium avium complex) seen in people with reduced immunity.

Crixan 500mg Injection stops the bacteria from growing, which helps to resolve your symptoms and cure your infection. This medicine is given by drip or by direct injection into a vein, under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Precise dosage and duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor based on your underlying condition and response to therapy. 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.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy or heart problems before taking this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine. Commonly seen side effects with this medicine include diarrhea, nausea, pain in the abdomen and vomiting. Some people may also develop pain, swelling or redness at the site of injection occasionally. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if any side effect worries you.

Uses of Crixan Injection

Side effects of Crixan Injection

Common
  • Rash
  • Sweating
  • Swelling
  • Altered liver function test

How to use Crixan Injection

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

How Crixan Injection works

Crixan 500mg Injection is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Crixan 500mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Crixan 500mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Crixan 500mg 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.
Driving
UNSAFE
Crixan 500mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Crixan 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Crixan 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Crixan 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Crixan 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Crixan Injection?

If you miss a dose of Crixan 500mg 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 Crixan 500mg Injection to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • It is given as a drip under the supervision of a healthcare provider.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • 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.
  • Stop taking Crixan 500mg 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Crixan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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How it worked, any causes, remides
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
Loteprednol is used in the treatment of inflammatory and allergic conditions of the superficial layers of the eye, such as allergic conjunctivitis (allergic itching and redness of the whites of the eye, with tearing), conjunctivitis that occurs as part of acne rosacea (persistent redness over the areas of the face and nose), superficial punctate keratitis (inflammation of cornea), iritis (Inflammation of the interior eye structures), cyclitis (inflammation of cilliary body of the eye). It is also used in the treatment of postoperative inflammation of the eye after the eye surgery.Tobramycin is used as an injection for treating bacterial infections of the skin, heart, stomach, brain, spinal cord, lungs, and urinary tract (bladder and kidneys). It is also used in the treatment of cystic fibrosis. In the form of eye-drops, it can be used to treat eye infections.
My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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