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Stafcure LZ Tablet


Overview

Uses of Stafcure LZ Tablet

Stafcure LZ Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Allergic reaction
  • Decreased blood cell count

How to use Stafcure LZ Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Stafcure LZ Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to improve the efficacy of this medicine.
Avoid Stafcure LZ Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Stafcure LZ Tablet works

Stafcure LZ Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Cefuroxime and Linezolid. Cefuroxime works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Linezolid stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Together, they eradicate your infection effectively.

Stafcure LZ Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Stafcure LZ Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Stafcure LZ Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Not relevant, as Stafcure LZ Tablet is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Stafcure LZ Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Stafcure LZ Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Stafcure LZ Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Stafcure LZ Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Stafcure LZ Tablet 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 come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid eating cheese, processed meats, alcohol, or soy sauce as these may raise your blood pressure.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Stop using Stafcure LZ Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you have a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face, or difficulty in breathing.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Stafcure LZ

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
How much dose of ceftriaxone is neccesary for preventing drug resistance in body
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Stafcure LZ as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. Can I stop taking Stafcure LZ when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Stafcure LZ and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What is Stafcure LZ used for?

Stafcure LZ is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. Cefuroxime treats infections of acute or chronic bronchitis, tonsillitis, gonorrhea, syphilis, pneumonia, and urinary tract infection. Linezolid is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of lungs (pneumonia), and some infections in or under the skin.

Q. Does the use of Stafcure LZ help to treat UTI?

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common infections people suffer from. The use of Stafcure LZ is usually helpful in treating urinary tract infection.

Q. Can the use of Stafcure LZ cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Stafcure LZ can cause diarrhea. Antibiotics can kill good and helpful bacteria present in your stomach or intestine and cause diarrhea. In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting a doctor.

Q. Is the use of Stafcure LZ helpful in the treatment of bronchitis?

Yes, Stafcure LZ is helpful in the treatment of bronchitis.

Q. Is the use of Stafcure LZ contraindicated in patients with the impaired kidney?

The drug is eliminated by the renal mechanisms and a patient with impaired renal function will clear it more slowly. This can prove harmful for the patient. Therefore, caution is advised when administering Stafcure LZ to patients with renal impairment or renal failure.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Stafcure LZ?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can the use of Stafcure LZ cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Stafcure LZ 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.

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References
  1. Cefuroxime axetil. Camberley, Surrey: Sandoz Limited; 2005 [revised 07 Jul. 2016]. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Linezolid. Hafnarfjörður, Iceland: Actavis ehf.; 2015. [Accessed 07 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Cefuroxime axetil. Camberley, Surrey: Sandoz Limited; 2005 [revised 07 Jul. 2016]. [Accessed10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Cefuroxime. Camberley Surrey: Sandoz Limited; 2005 [revised 17 Jul. 2016]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Linezolid. Pfizer; 2000. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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