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Effimax 250mg/125mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Effimax 250mg/125mg Injection is a combination of two antibiotics. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It treats the infection and prevents further infections by killing the microorganisms.

Effimax 250mg/125mg Injection should only be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Do not miss any scheduled appointment for taking this medicine. The course of the medicine should be completed even if you feel better.

Some of the side effects of Effimax 250mg/125mg Injection are nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain, etc. You may also feel dizzy, thus it is advised not to drive or operate machinery. To overcome dizziness you should drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. In cases of severe liver or kidney disease, consult your doctor before you start with the treatment.

Uses of Effimax Injection

Side effects of Effimax Injection

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

How to use Effimax Injection

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

How Effimax Injection works

Effimax 250mg/125mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Effimax 250mg/125mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Effimax 250mg/125mg 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
CAUTION
Effimax 250mg/125mg Injection should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
UNSAFE
Effimax 250mg/125mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Effimax 250mg/125mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Effimax 250mg/125mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Effimax 250mg/125mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment of Effimax 250mg/125mg Injection is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • 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 Effimax 250mg/125mg Injection may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking Effimax 250mg/125mg 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

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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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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Effimax cause allergic reaction?

Yes, Effimax 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 Effimax cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Effimax 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 Effimax takes to work?

Usually, Effimax 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 Effimax?

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 Effimax when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Effimax 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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