Medicine Overview of Pozineg Injection
How to use Pozineg Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Pozineg Injection works
Pozineg Injection is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.
In Depth Information on Pozineg Injection
Expert advice for Pozineg Injection
- Your doctor has prescribed Pozineg to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
- Discontinue Pozineg 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, Pozineg can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
Pozineg Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Pozineg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pozineg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Pozineg 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.+more
Avoid prolonged use of Pozineg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea....
Avoid prolonged use of Pozineg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
It is not known whether Pozineg Injection alters the ability+more
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Pozineg Injection should be used with caution in patients wi+more
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pozineg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Pozineg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with l+more
iver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pozineg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
If you miss a dose of Cefepime, 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.
Frequently asked questions about Pozineg Injection
Frequently asked questions about Cefepime
Q. Is cefepime beta lactam, penicillin, or sulfa drug?
Cefepime does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is a beta lactam cephalosporin antibiotic
Pozineg is a broad spectrum bactericidal antibiotic
Q. Is cefepime compatible with lactated ringer's, normal saline, or vancomycin?
Cefepime is compatible with lactated ringer's or normal saline. Solutions of cefepime should not be added to vancomycin. However, if concurrent therapy with cefepime is indicated, vancomycin can be administered separately. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
No, Pozineg is not a vesicant drug
Pozineg is mainly effective against methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (mssa), gram-negative bacteria, klebsiella, Group B streptococci but not effective against enterococcus, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (mrsa), or anaerobes such as mycoplasma.
Substitutes for Pozineg
No substitutes found for this medicine