Keroxine 1.5gm Injection

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Eli Lilly and Company India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Keroxine 1.5gm Injection

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1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Keroxine Injection

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Uses of Keroxine Injection

Keroxine 1.5gm Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Keroxine Injection

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Keroxine Injection

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

How Keroxine Injection works

Keroxine 1.5gm injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Keroxine Injection

Expert advice for Keroxine Injection

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Keroxine 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 doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Keroxine can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Keroxine 1.5gm Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Keroxine 1.5gm 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Keroxine 1.5gm 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.

Avoid prolonged use of Keroxine 1.5gm Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Not relevant, as Keroxine 1.5gm Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Keroxin
e 1.5gm Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefuroxime, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Keroxine 1.5gm Injection

Frequently asked questions for Cefuroxime

Yes, Keroxine is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Keroxine belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Keroxine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Keroxine is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Keroxine is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Keroxine if you are G6PD deficient.
Keroxine is not a fluoroquinolone. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic which is different from fluoroquinolones.
Keroxine is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI). Its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Can Keroxine be taken with azithromycin?
Keroxine is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with azithromycin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Can Keroxine be taken with doxycycline?
Keroxine is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxycyclin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Is it safe to take Keroxine with pseudoephedrine?
Keroxine is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Can Keroxine be taken with naproxen?
Keroxine is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with naproxen. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Keroxine is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Keroxine has a sulfur molecule in its structure. However, it is a beta-lactam antibiotic and allergic reactions due to the drug are because of the beta-lactam ring present in its structure. Report to your doctor if you are allergic to penicillins, cephalosporins, or sulfa drugs before taking the drug.
Keroxine like any other drug has an expiry data and should not be used after that. Please check the package insert before using the medicine.
Keroxine is indicated in the treatment of pneumonia. However, its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
No, Keroxine does not have penicillin in it. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is similar to penicillin.
Keroxine is not known to cause constipation. It is associated with diarrhea. However, if you experience any such symptom while taking Keroxine, consult your doctor.
Yes, Keroxine is active against staphylococcus. However, strains resistant to the drug have also been reported. Talk to your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment of your infection.
Keroxine use is not associated with tiredness. However, if you experience tiredness while taking Keroxine, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take alprazolam with Keroxine?
No drug interactions have been reported when Keroxine is used with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Keroxine with ibuprofen?
No drug interactions have been reported when Keroxine is used with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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