Scud 1gm Injection

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Composition for Scud 1gm Injection

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₹24.64/Injection
10 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Scud Injection

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Uses of Scud Injection

Scud 1gm Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Scud Injection

Common

Nausea, Headache, Rash, Vomiting, Fever, Itching, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Scud Injection

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

How Scud Injection works

Scud 1gm injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the required strength to the bacterial cell wall for the survival of the bacteria in the human body.

In Depth Information on Scud Injection

Expert advice for Scud Injection

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Scud immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Scud 1gm Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Scud 1gm 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
Scud 1gm 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 Scud 1gm Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
It is not known whether Scud 1gm Injection alters the abilit
y to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Scud 1gm Injection should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Scud 1gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Scud 1gm Injection is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Scud 1gm Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Scud 1gm Injection

Frequently asked questions for 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
Scud 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, Scud is not a vesicant drug
Scud 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.
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