Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection is a combination medicine. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection.

Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection should only be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Do not miss any scheduled appointments for taking this medicine. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Riax-S Powder for Injection

Benefits of Riax-S Powder for Injection

In Bacterial infections

Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection contains two different medicines, Ceftriaxone and Sulbactum, that work together to kill the bacteria that cause infections. Ceftriaxone works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Sulbactam reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Ceftriaxone against bacteria.
Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection can be used to treat many different bacterial infections such as ear, sinus, throat, lung, urinary tract, skin and soft tissues. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, 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 Riax-S Powder for 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 Riax-S

  • Diarrhea
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Allergic reaction
  • Rash

How to use Riax-S Powder for Injection

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

How Riax-S Powder for Injection works

Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection is a combination of two medicines: Ceftriaxone and Sulbactam. Ceftriaxone is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Ceftriaxone against bacteria.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Riax-S 250mg/125mg 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
CAUTION
Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
UNSAFE
Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment of Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance. 
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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My blood sugar under fasting is 219. I am taking RIAX 2.5 before breakfast. is this medicine sufficient ?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
Need to adjust doseA person can control his or her sugar levels by regular exercise and walk or regular aerobic exercises at least 30 to 45 minutes per day.MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY THAT IS TO MAINTAIN CALORIES INTAKE AS PER BMI .TAKE HELP OF DIABETIC EDUCATOR. VISIT YOU DOCTOR AND FOLLOW ALL WHAT DOCTOR SUGGESTED.IN TIME ALL ROUTINE INVESTIGATIONS SHOULD BE DONE.you should not treat it as disease but start of a healthy life.Uncontrolled sugar levels for long time leads to lower limb weakness which is neuropathy and which is followed by foot ulcers and other complications.online prescription is not allowed without seeing pt.so contact doctor nearby for any change or dose adjustment or visit my clinic at gurgaon sector 52 RdCity snergy multi speciality clinic near SRS MARKET
My tooth s are damaged by bacterial infection how to treat cap procedure
Dr. Gaurav Gupta
Dental Surgery
Get rct done and cap over itCap is a cover which is glued over tooth and it prevents tooth from further damage
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection cause allergic reaction?

Yes, Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection can cause an allergic reaction and is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to a group of antibiotic called cephalosporins. Seek emergency medical help if you have any sign of an allergic reaction like hives; difficulty in breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Q. Can the use of Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Riax-S 250mg/125mg 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 you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection takes to work?

Usually, Riax-S 250mg/125mg 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. What if I don't get better after using Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Riax-S 250mg/125mg Injection and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References

  1. MedIndia. Ceftriaxone+Sulbactam. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ceftriaxone. Austria: Sandoz GmbH; 2013. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Sulbactam. New York, New York: Roeirg; 2007. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Expires on or after: June, 2021

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