Protigi 50mg Injection

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Introduction

Protigi 50mg Injection is an antibiotic that fights bacteria. It is used to treat severe infections of the body like skin, intra-abdominal infections, and community-acquired bacterial pneumonia. It works by killing the bacteria that cause these problems. But, it will not treat a viral infection.

Protigi 50mg Injection is commonly used to treat critically ill patients admitted to the hospital. This medicine is given by drip or by direct injection into a vein by a doctor or a nurse. The dose will depend on what type of infection you have, where it is in the body, and how serious it is. You should have your injections at the same time each day to get the most benefit and you should keep on taking this medicine for as long as you are prescribed it, even if your symptoms quickly improve. If you stop taking it too early the infection may return or worsen.

Some people may develop side effects like headache, vomiting, nausea, increased liver enzymes, stomach pain, and diarrhea. These side effects are usually temporary and go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or do not go away. It may also cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus.

Before starting treatment with this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or suffering from any liver problems or if you are allergic to any antibiotic. While using it, you may be advised blood tests to monitor your liver function.

Uses of Protigi Injection

  • Severe bacterial infections

Benefits of Protigi Injection

In Severe bacterial infections

Protigi 50mg Injection works by killing bacteria which can cause serious infections. It is used to treat many different types of bacterial infections such as infections of the lungs (pneumonia), stomach, and skin. It is given by a doctor or nurse into a vein and should not be self-administered. Protigi 50mg Injection usually makes you feel better very quickly but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Protigi 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 Protigi

  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Protigi Injection

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

How Protigi Injection works

Protigi 50mg Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Protigi 50mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Protigi 50mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Protigi 50mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Protigi 50mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Protigi 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Protigi 50mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Protigi 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Protigi 50mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Protigi Injection?

If you miss a dose of Protigi 50mg Injection, consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Protigi 50mg Injection is an antibiotic that is usually only given in the hospital for serious infections.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • It may cause dizziness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Protigi 50mg Injection affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Tetracyclines
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Tetracyclines

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Protigi with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tretoact, Acetroin, Psotretin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Bentoform, Strotas
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Milorgen, Fosphen, Fosentin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Magflux
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. How long does Protigi 50mg Injection takes to work?

Usually, Protigi 50mg Injection starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Protigi 50mg Injection cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Protigi 50mg Injection can cause diarrhea. It 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.

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References

  1. MacDougall C, Chambers HF. Protein Synthesis Inhibitors and Miscellaneous Antibacterial Agents. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1521-26.
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  3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 1339-142.
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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: June, 2021

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