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Lactagard 2000mg/1000mg Injection

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Composition for Lactagard 2000mg/1000mg Injection

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Primary uses of Lactagard 2000mg/1000mg Injection

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MRP
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20 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Lactagard Injection

Uses of Lactagard Injection

Lactagard 2000mg/1000mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Lactagard Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Lactagard are Diarrhoea, Altered liver function test, Allergic reaction, Anemia (low number of red blood cells).

How to use Lactagard Injection

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

How Lactagard Injection works

Lactagard 2000mg/1000mg Injection is a combination of two medicines: Cefoperazone and Sulbactam. Cefoperazone is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Cefoperazone against bacteria.

In Depth Information on Lactagard Injection

Expert advice for Lactagard Injection

  • 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 Lactagard 2000mg/1000mg 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 Lactagard 2000mg/1000mg 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.
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Lactagard Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Lactagard Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Lactagard 2000mg/1000mg Injection may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Lactagard 2000mg/1000mg 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
Lactagard 2000mg/1000mg 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 Lactagard 2000mg/1000mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Lactagard 2000mg/1000mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Lactagard 2000mg/1000mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Lactagard Injection

Frequently asked questions about Lactagard Injection

Q. What is Lactagard?
The Lactagard is a combination of two medicines: Cefoperazone and Sulbactam. Cefoperazone is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Cefoperazone against bacteria.
Q. Can the use of Lactagard cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Lactagard can cause nausea and vomiting. In case, you experience nausea while taking this medicine, take it with milk, food or with antacids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods. If you start to experience vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Try small frequent sips of the liquid. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent vomiting and signs of dehydration like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.
Q. Can the use of Lactagard cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Lactagard can cause diarrhea. Antibiotics can kill good, or helpful, bacteria in your stoamch or intestine and cause diarrhea. In case, you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent diarrhea and any signs of dehydration like less urination with dark coloured and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicines without consulting a doctor.
Q. Can I stop taking Lactagard when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Lactagard and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.
Q. Does Lactagard expire?
Yes, Lactagard does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Lactagard after the expiry date.
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