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MONOCEF 500MG INJECTION

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Composition for MONOCEF

Ceftriaxone(500 mg)

food interaction for MONOCEF

alcohol interaction for MONOCEF

pregnancy interaction for MONOCEF

lactation interaction for MONOCEF

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Monocef 500mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Monocef 500mg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for MONOCEF

Ceftriaxone(500 mg)

Uses

Monocef 500mg injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.

How it works

Monocef 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.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Allergy, Flushing, Application site burning, Application site pain, Application site warmth, Chest pain, Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Skin rash, Fever, Headache, Heartburn, Black and bloody stools, Stomach cramp, Stomach pain, Bloating

SUBSTITUTES for MONOCEF

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  • ODICEF 500MG INJECTION
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    Rs. 9.74/ML of injection
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Expert advice for MONOCEF

  • It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or into a muscle. It is made up by the doctor, or nurse using water for injections or a suitable infusion fluid.
  • Do not drive because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with ceftriaxone.
  • Tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines. This includes medicines you can obtain without a prescription. 
  • Do not start or continue the ceftriaxone and consult your doctor if you have a liver or   kidney disease.
  • Do not take this drug and consult your doctor  if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for MONOCEF

Ceftriaxone

Q.Is ceftriaxone a form of penicillin drug?
No, ceftriaxone is not a penicillin drug

Q.Is it bactericidal or bacteristatic?
It is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is bactericidal drug

Q.Is ceftriaxone safe in liver disease?
Yes, ceftriaxone is safe in liver disease. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug

Q.Is ceftriaxone compatible with potassium or potassium chloride?
Yes, ceftriaxone is compatible with potassium or potassium chloride when taken together

Q.Is ceftriaxone 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

Q.What organisms does ceftriaxone cover?
Ceftriaxone is active against pseudomonas, staphylococcus, and klebsiella bacteria. It has no activity against chlamydia, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (mrsa), and mycoplasma.

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Content on this page was last updated on 06 June, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)