Reflin 250mg Injection

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Composition for Reflin 250mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Reflin Injection

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Uses of Reflin Injection

Reflin 250mg 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, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Reflin Injection

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Reflin Injection

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

How Reflin Injection works

Reflin 250mg 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 Reflin Injection

Expert advice for Reflin Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Reflin 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 Reflin 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, Reflin can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Reflin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Reflin Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Reflin 250mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Reflin 250mg 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.

Avoid prolonged use of Reflin 250mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Reflin 250mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Reflin 250mg Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Reflin 250mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Reflin 250mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Reflin 250mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefazolin, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Reflin Injection

Frequently asked questions about Cefazolin

Reflin is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is cefazolin a sulfa, penicillin, cephalosporin, or beta lactam drug?
Cefazolin does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is a beta lactam cephalosporin antibiotic
No, Keflex is a brand name for cephalexin
Q. Is cefazolin compatible with lactated ringer's, normal saline, Nacl, or potassium?
Cefazolin is compatible with normal saline, NaCl or potassium solution. It is not commonly used with lactated ringer's
Q. Can I take Ancef with a penicillin or sulfa allergy?
Ancef (brand name for cefazolin injection) cannot be given with a penicillin allergy. Precaution should be taken even when there is history of sulfa drugs
Reflin is effective against some strains of enterococcus bacteria but not effective against pseudomonas or MRSA
No, Reflin is not a vesicant (irritant) drug
Reflin needs to be stored at 20° to 25°C. It should not be frozen.
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