Author Details
Written By
MDS, BDS
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated:
01 Oct 2020 | 04:11 AM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection is an antibiotic that fights bacteria. It is used to treat severe bacterial infections of the body. It is commonly used for critically ill patients admitted to the hospital.

Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection is given under the supervision of a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. The dose and duration will be decided by your doctor based on the severity and type of infection you have. Get the injection regularly for as long as your doctor has prescribed to get maximum benefits.

Some people may develop side effects like stomach upset, slurred speech, dizziness, vertigo, fever, rash, and paresthesia. These side effects are usually temporary and go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or do not go away.

Before starting treatment with this medicine, you should tell the doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotic or have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it. Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor kidney function and the level of the medicine in your blood.

Uses of Guficol Plus Injection

  • Severe bacterial infections

Benefits of Guficol Plus Injection

In Severe bacterial infections

Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection is an antibiotic that works by killing bacteria which can cause serious infections. It is a versatile medicine used to treat many different types of bacterial infections. This medicine is usually given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered at home.

This medicine usually makes you feel better very quickly but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Guficol Plus 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 Guficol Plus

  • Upset stomach
  • Rash
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
  • Dizziness
  • Slurred speech
  • Vertigo
  • Fever

How to use Guficol Plus Injection

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

How Guficol Plus Injection works

Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by destroying the bacterial cell membrane.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection is an antibiotic that is usually only given in the hospital for serious infections.
  • It is given by injection or drip (infusion) into a vein usually over 30-60 minutes.
  • 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. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor the level of the medicine in your blood.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Polypeptides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient Concerns

arrow
Suffering from hensen dieses since last 2 yrs.but no relief.active bacterial level 4 plus
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
what medicine are you taking. Also send all investigation reports
I m having acolate p plus for cold.
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
Visit ent specialist near you for proper examination as.it can be viral or bacterial infection
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection ?

FAQs

Q. What should I tell my doctor before taking Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection?

Before taking Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection, you must tell your doctor if you have or ever had any problems related to your kidneys or lungs (such as asthma). Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

Q. How is Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection administered?

Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only 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 Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection.

Q. Who should not use Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection?

Use of Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection should be avoided in patients who are allergic to Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection or any of its components. However, if you are not aware of any allergy or if you are using Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection for the first time, consult your doctor.

Q. Can I take Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection in pregnancy?

Enough evidence is not available to provide clarity on the use of Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection in pregnancy. However, if you are pregnant or planning to conceive, consult your doctor before taking Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection. You may take it only if prescribed by your doctor.

Q. Is Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection safe?

Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Related Products

Related Lab Tests
Want to share the information?

Disclaimer:

1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.

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. 324-25.
  2. Colistimethate sodium. Tunbridge Wells: Beacon Pharmaceuticals; 2018. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Colistimethate. Rochester, Michigan: JHP Pharmaceuticals, LLC.; 2013. [Accessed 11 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

37,1st Floor, Kamala Bhavan II, Swami Nityanand Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400 069. (INDIA)
Expires on or after: February, 2021

A licensed vendor partner from your nearest location will deliver Guficol Plus 0.5MIU Injection. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your doctor's ℞ and the availability of this medicine.
MRP475.22  Get 15% OFF
Best Price
₹403.94
Inclusive of all taxes
Best price is valid on orders above ₹499
1 ml in 1 vial
Add To Cart
Additional offers
Paytm: Pay with Paytm and get cashback up to ₹500. Assured cashback of ₹25. Minimum order value ₹750. Offer is applicable on 1st Paytm transaction with 1mg. Valid from 11th November to 30th November 2020.
Show more show_more

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Find affordable medicine substitutes, save up to 50% on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations.

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mgdownArrow
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.