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Eldcef 1gm Injection

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Product introduction

Eldcef 1gm Injection is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the brain, lungs, ear, urinary tract, skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, blood, and heart. It is also used to prevent infections during surgery.

Eldcef 1gm Injection fights and stops the growth of many types of bacteria. This helps to improve your symptoms and cure the underlying infection. It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you. You should use this medicine regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. 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.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Some people may develop temporary redness or pain at the site of injection. These side effects are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics, and if you have any liver or kidney problems. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.

Uses of Eldcef Injection

Benefits of Eldcef Injection

In Bacterial infections

Eldcef 1gm Injection is a medicine that kills the infection-causing bacteria in your body. It is often injected by a doctor or a nurse either into a vein or a muscle. This medicine is used to treat many different types of infections such as those of the brain (meningitis), lungs (pneumonia), ear, abdomen, urinary tract, bones and joints, skin, blood, and heart. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Eldcef 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 Eldcef

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Eldcef Injection

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

How Eldcef Injection works

Eldcef 1gm Injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Eldcef 1gm Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Eldcef 1gm 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Eldcef 1gm 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.
Avoid prolonged use of Eldcef 1gm Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
UNSAFE
Eldcef 1gm Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Eldcef 1gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Eldcef 1gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Eldcef 1gm Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Eldcef Injection?

If you miss a dose of Eldcef 1gm Injection, consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Eldcef 1gm Injection to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Eldcef 1gm Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Broad spectrum (Third & fourth generation cephalosporins)
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Cephalosporins: 3 generation

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FAQs

Q. How is Eldcef 1gm Injection administered?

Eldcef 1gm Injection is administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor and should not be self administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Eldcef 1gm Injection.

Q. How long does Eldcef 1gm Injection take to work?

Usually, Eldcef 1gm Injection starts working soon after you take it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and relieve your symptoms completely.

Q. What if I do not get better after using Eldcef 1gm Injection?

Inform your doctor if you do not feel better even after finishing the full course of treatment. You must also inform your doctor if the symptoms get worse while using this medicine.

Q. For how long does Eldcef 1gm Injection stay in the body?

Usually, Eldcef 1gm Injection stays in the body for around 2 days after completely stopping the medicine.

Q. What should I inform my doctor before taking Eldcef 1gm Injection?

Before taking Eldcef 1gm Injection, inform your doctor if you have or ever had any problems related to your stomach such as colitis or kidneys (like, if you are on dialysis). Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you are planning a baby, tell your doctor before taking Eldcef 1gm Injection to avoid any harmful effects on the baby.

Q. Is Eldcef 1gm Injection effective?

Eldcef 1gm Injection is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Eldcef 1gm Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

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References

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 229-30.
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Manufacturer/Marketer address

“Elder House” Plot No. C-9, Dalia Industrial Estate, Off Veera Desai Road, Andheri (W), Mumbai – 400053.
Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: June, 2023

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