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Sifotaxim 1gm Injection

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Composition for Sifotaxim 1gm Injection

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Primary uses of Sifotaxim 1gm Injection

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28.5
10 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Sifotaxim Injection

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Uses of Sifotaxim Injection

Sifotaxim 1gm 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, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Sifotaxim Injection side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Sifotaxim Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer. Sifotaxim 1gm Injection may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Sifotaxim Injection works

Sifotaxim 1gm 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 Sifotaxim Injection

Expert advice for Sifotaxim Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Sifotaxim 1gm Injection 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 Sifotaxim 1gm 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.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Sifotaxim 1gm Injection can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Sifotaxim Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Sifotaxim Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Sifotaxim 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Sifotaxim 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 Sifotaxim 1gm Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Sifotaxim 1gm Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Sifotaxim 1gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sifotaxim 1gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
SAFE
Sifotaxim 1gm Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Sifotaxim 1gm Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Sifotaxim Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Sifotaxim 1gm 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Sifotaxim Injection

Frequently asked questions about Cefotaxime

Q. Is cefotaxime a sulfa, penicillin or broad spectrum antibiotic?
Cefotaxime does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is a third generation, broad spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic
Q. Is cefotaxime compatible with potassium and TPN?
Yes, cefotaxime can be given with potassium and TPN (total parenteral nutrition)
No, Sifotaxim is not an ototoxic drug when given alone, but when given along with aminoglycoside antibiotics (gentamicin, tobramycin), it may increase ototoxicity
Sifotaxim is a bactericidal agent
Sifotaxim is active against Escherichia coli, group A and B streptococci, pseudomonas and staphylococcus bacteria. In some cases, Streptococcus pneumonia may show resistance to the drug. It may not be effective against methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
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