Medicine Overview of Kocef Injection
Uses of Kocef Injection
Kocef 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Side effects of Kocef Injection
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
How to use Kocef Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Kocef Injection works
Kocef 500mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.
In Depth Information on Kocef Injection
Expert advice for Kocef Injection
- Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
- Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
- Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Kocef immediately and consult your doctor.
- Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
- Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Special precautions for Kocef 500mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Kocef 500mg Injection is safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk....
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Kocef 500mg Injection should be used with caution during lac+more
tation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Kocef 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired+more
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Kocef 500mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Kocef 500mg Injection is recommended.+more
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease....
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Kocef 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kocef 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Dose adjustment of Kocef 500mg Injection is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease....
Dose adjustment of Kocef 500mg Injection is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Ceftriaxone, 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.
Frequently asked questions for Kocef 500mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Ceftriaxone
Q. Is it bactericidal or bacteristatic?
It is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is bactericidal drug
Q. Is ceftriaxone compatible with potassium or potassium chloride?
Yes, ceftriaxone is compatible with potassium or potassium chloride when taken together
Kocef is active against pseudomonas, staphylococcus, and klebsiella bacteria. It has no activity against chlamydia, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (mrsa), and mycoplasma.
Q. Is ceftriaxone a form of penicillin drug?
No, ceftriaxone is not a penicillin drug
Yes, Kocef is safe in liver disease. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
Q. Is Kocef the same as cephalexin, Monocef-o, Monocef 200, Monocef tablet, Cefakind, or Cefakind 250?
No, all are different cephalosporin antibiotics. Monocef-o, Monocef 200, or Monocef tablet contain cefpodoxmine, and Cefakind, or Cefakind 250 contain cefuroxime
Substitutes for Kocef Injection
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