Medicine Overview of Dicef Injection
Dicef 1 gm 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, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
Side Effects of Dicef are Rash, Allergic reaction, Stomach pain, Nausea, Indigestion, Diarrhoea, Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Dicef 1 gm Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.
In Depth Information on Dicef Injection
Dicef Injection related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Dicef 1 gm Injection.
Dicef 1 gm 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.
Dicef 1 gm 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 Dicef 1 gm Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Dicef 1 gm Injection may cause a headache, dizziness, nervousness, sleeplessness, and fatigue, therefore the ability to drive may be influenced.
Dicef 1 gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dicef 1 gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dicef 1 gm Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dicef 1 gm Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Questions Related to Dicef
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
Frequently asked questions about Dicef Injection
Q. Does cefadroxil, or Odoxil contain sulfa or a form of penicillin drug?
No, they do not contain sulfa or not a penicillin drug. They are cephalosporin antibiotics
Q. Can I take Dicef for strep throat; bronchitis, sinus infection, tooth infection, yeast infection, or acne?
Yes, you can take Dicef in strep throat; bronchitis, sinus infection, tooth infection, or acne but you cannot take it for yeast infection. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
Q. Can I take cefadroxil with Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Tylenol (paracetamol), ibuprofen, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
Cefuroxime is not reported to interact with Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Tylenol (paracetamol), ibuprofen, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Q. Does Dicef cause constipation or yeast infections?
Dicef may cause yeast infections, but it is not known to cause constipation
Dicef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Dicef need to be refrigerated?
Dicef needs to be stored at 20° to 25°C.
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