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Novatax 500mg Injection

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Introduction

Novatax 500mg Injection is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the brain, lungs, ear, urinary tract, skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, blood and heart. It is also used to prevent infections during surgery.

Novatax 500mg Injection fights and stops the growth of many types of bacteria. This helps to improve your symptoms and cure the underlying infection. It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you. You should use this medicine regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

The most common side effects of this medicine include rash and diarrhea. Some people may develop temporary redness or pain at the site of injection. These side effects are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics, and if you have any liver or kidney problems. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.

Uses of Novatax Injection

Benefits of Novatax Injection

In Bacterial infections

Novatax 500mg Injection is the injection form of an antibiotic medicine that kills the infection-causing bacteria in your body. It is often injected by a doctor or a nurse either into a vein or a muscle. This medicine is used to treat many different types of infections such as those of the brain (meningitis), lungs (pneumonia), ear, abdomen, urinary tract, bones and joints, skin, blood, and heart. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Novatax Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Novatax

  • Rash
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Injection site reaction
  • Diarrhea

How to use Novatax Injection

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

How Novatax Injection works

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

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Novatax 500mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Novatax 500mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Novatax 500mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Novatax 500mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
UNSAFE
Novatax 500mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Novatax 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Novatax 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Novatax 500mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Novatax 500mg Injection is recommended.

What if you forget to take Novatax Injection?

If you miss a dose of Novatax 500mg 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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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Novatax 500mg 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 harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Novatax 500mg 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 does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Novatax 500mg Injection as it may cause increased side effects.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Broad Spectrum (Third & fourth generation cephalosporins)
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

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FAQs

Q. Is Novatax 500mg Injection the same as penicillin?

No, Novatax 500mg Injection is not the same as penicillin. Novatax 500mg Injection belongs to the third generation class of cephalosporins. Novatax 500mg Injection is active against numerous gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, including several with resistance to other antibiotics such as penicillin.

Q. What kind of infections does Novatax 500mg Injection treat?

Novatax 500mg Injection is an antibiotic used to treat conditions such as lower respiratory tract infections (related to the lungs, windpipe and airways), skin and skin structure infections, urinary tract infections, pelvic inflammatory disease, bacterial septicemia, bone and joint infections, and meningitis (brain related).

Q. Is Novatax 500mg Injection effective?

Novatax 500mg Injection is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Novatax 500mg Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. How is Novatax 500mg Injection administered?

Novatax 500mg Injection is administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor and should not be self administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Novatax 500mg Injection.

Q. What if I do not get better after using Novatax 500mg Injection?

Inform your doctor if you do not feel better even after finishing the full course of treatment. You must also inform your doctor if the symptoms get worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Novatax 500mg Injection cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Novatax 500mg Injection can cause diarrhea. Novatax 500mg Injection is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Novatax 500mg Injection take to work?

Usually, Novatax 500mg Injection starts working soon after you take it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and relieve your symptoms completely.

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