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Scotrum 250 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Scotrum Powder for Injection

Scotrum 250 mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Scotrum Powder for Injection side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Abnormal liver function tests
  • Diarrhea

How to use Scotrum Powder for Injection

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

How Scotrum Powder for Injection works

Scotrum 250 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Scotrum Powder for Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Scotrum 250 mg Injection is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
CAUTION
Scotrum 250 mg 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.
Driving
Scotrum 250 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Scotrum 250 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Scotrum 250 mg Injection is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
Scotrum 250 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Scotrum 250 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment of Scotrum 250 mg Injection is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Scotrum Powder for Injection?

If you miss a dose of Scotrum 250 mg Injection, 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Scotrum 250 mg Injection to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • 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.
  • Discontinue Scotrum 250 mg Injection 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.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Scotrum 250 mg Injection as it may cause increased side effects.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Scotrum

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Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
Hey i am PATIENT recently got a stomach infection and during that time my lips right corner started drying then it turned into black and i am having trouble eating pain i am applying broline from few days but no improvement. Second is itching irrtation on scotrum skinn . A part of it has become red get stick to under wear after few hours also there are black or dark colour patch on it . similar line of patch is on penis . it also pain when uriniating . I have already applied Quadridem for last 4 days but no improvement.
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
Moisturex soft cream twice a day over both areaTab xyzal 5 at night for few daysClonate f cream twice a day for few days over scrotum
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FAQs

Q. How long does Scotrum takes to work?

Usually, Scotrum 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 Scotrum?

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. For how long does Scotrum stay in the body?

Usually, Scotrum stays in the body for around 2 days after completely stopping the medicine.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Scotrum 250mg Injection. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
MRP
35
1 Powder for Injection in 1 vial
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