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Monocef 500 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Monocef Injection

Monocef 500 mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Monocef Injection side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Abnormal liver function tests
  • Diarrhea

How to use Monocef Injection

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

How Monocef Injection works

Monocef 500 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Monocef Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Monocef 500 mg Injection is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
CAUTION
Monocef 500 mg Injection should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
Monocef 500 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Monocef 500 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Monocef 500 mg Injection is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
Monocef 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Monocef 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment of Monocef 500 mg Injection is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Monocef Injection?

If you miss a dose of Monocef 500 mg Injection, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Monocef 500 mg Injection to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Monocef 500 mg Injection 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.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Monocef 500 mg Injection as it may cause increased side effects.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Monocef

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Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
I have pilonidal cyst in my tail bone area, there is discharge of blood with pus. I am working in private sector and continously sit for 10 hrs a day. I am facing this problem from last six month. I had taken monocef and vizilac capsule on consult with alopathy doctor but it will not work. I had search on internet that ayurvad will work. Please suggest me some medicine.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
Take Triphala Guggulu 2-0-2 for 15 days with water after food, Applu Arshahita ointment for healing and also take Aragwadadhi Kashayam 15 ml twice a day before food with equal quantity of warter for 2 weeks
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FAQs

Q. How long does Monocef takes to work?

Usually, Monocef starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Monocef?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. For how long does Monocef stay in the body?

Usually, Monocef stays in the body for around 2 days after completely stopping the medicine.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Mercantile Chamber, 3rd Floor, 12, J.N. Heredia Marg, Ballard Estate, Mumbai – 400 001, India.
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