Powercef 500mg Injection

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Composition for Powercef 500mg Injection

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10 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Powercef Injection

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Uses of Powercef Injection

Powercef 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Powercef Injection

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Powercef Injection

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

How Powercef Injection works

Powercef 500mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Powercef Injection

Expert advice for Powercef Injection

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Powercef 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.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Powercef can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Powercef 500mg Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Powercef 500mg Injection is safe to use during pregnancy.

Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Powercef 500mg 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.
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Driving
Powercef 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Powercef 500mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Powercef 500mg Injection is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
Powercef 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Powercef 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Dose adjustment of Powercef 500mg Injection is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
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Missed Dosageuses

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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Powercef 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
Powercef 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, Powercef is safe in liver disease. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
No, all are different cephalosporin antibiotics. Monocef-o, Monocef 200, or Monocef tablet contain cefpodoxmine, and Cefakind, or Cefakind 250 contain cefuroxime
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