Eftum 2.25gm Injection


Overview

Uses of Eftum Injection
Eftum 2.25gm Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Eftum Injection side effects
Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Eftum Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Eftum Injection works
Eftum 2.25gm Injection is a combination of two medicines: Piperacillin and Tazobactum. Piperacillin is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Tazobactum is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Piperacillin against bacteria.
Eftum Injection related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Eftum 2.25gm 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Eftum 2.25gm 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.
Driving
It is not known whether Eftum 2.25gm Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Eftum 2.25gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Eftum 2.25gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Eftum 2.25gm Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Eftum 2.25gm Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

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  • 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 Eftum 2.25gm Injection may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Stop taking Eftum 2.25gm 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.
  • Do not use leftover medicine for treating any infection in the future. Always consult your doctor before taking any antibiotic.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Eftum

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
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
Child Specialist
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
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FAQs

Q. What are the contraindications of Eftum?
Use of Eftum should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine.
Q. How should I use Eftum?
Eftum is injected into a vein through an intravenous route (IV). You may be shown how to use an IV at home. Use exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not self-inject this medicine, if you do not fully understand the instructions. Properly dispose of used needles and other items used to inject the medicine. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. It must be given slowly, and the IV infusion can take at least 30 minutes to complete.
Q. What happens if I overdose?
If you overdose the Eftum you may suffer severe anxiety, feeling restless or nervous, or seizure (convulsions). Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of these symptoms.
Q. What is Eftum used for?
Eftum is used to treat lower respiratory, urinary tract and skin infections.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Oct 2017.
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