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Eftrix-S Kid Injection

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Eftrix-S Kid Injection is a combination medicine. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection.

Eftrix-S Kid Injection should only be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Do not miss any scheduled appointments for taking this medicine. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Eftrix-S Powder for Injection

Side effects of Eftrix-S Powder for Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Eftrix-S

  • Diarrhea
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Allergic reaction
  • Rash

How to use Eftrix-S Powder for Injection

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

How Eftrix-S Powder for Injection works

Eftrix-S Kid 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 Eftrix-S Kid Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Eftrix-S Kid 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
Eftrix-S Kid 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
Eftrix-S Kid 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 Eftrix-S Kid Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Eftrix-S Kid Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Eftrix-S Kid Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment of Eftrix-S Kid 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 Eftrix-S Kid Injection may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking Eftrix-S Kid 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.

Fact Box

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ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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Is all vaccine s compulsory to give to my kid
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Paediatrics
Hello, usually the vaccines mentioned in vaccination card are as per recommendation of the govt of India. Please get your child fully vaccinated as per the card to protect against various vaccine preventable diseases.
My tooth s are damaged by bacterial infection how to treat cap procedure
Dr. Gaurav Gupta
Dental Surgery
Get rct done and cap over itCap is a cover which is glued over tooth and it prevents tooth from further damage
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Eftrix-S Kid Injection cause allergic reaction?

Yes, Eftrix-S Kid Injection 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 Eftrix-S Kid Injection cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Eftrix-S Kid Injection 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 Eftrix-S Kid Injection takes to work?

Usually, Eftrix-S Kid Injection 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 Eftrix-S Kid Injection?

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 Eftrix-S Kid Injection when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Eftrix-S Kid Injection 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
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: March, 2021

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