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Stafocid 1G Injection

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Salt Synonyms
Floxacillin
Storage
Store below 30°C
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Product introduction

Stafocid 1G Injection is an antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the throat, ear, nasal sinuses, respiratory tract, skin, and soft tissue, bones and joints, and blood.

Stafocid 1G Injection is a penicillin-type of antibiotic, which mainly fights and stops the growth of the gram-positive type of bacteria. It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional.

This medicine should be used regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening. The total duration of treatment and precise dosage will be decided by your doctor, depending on the type of infection that you have and how well you respond to the medication. Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin or penicillin-type of medicine.

Allergic reactions, injection site reactions like pain, swelling or redness, vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea may be seen as side effects in some patients. These are temporary and usually resolve quickly. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects persist or if your condition worsens. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy if used under a doctor’s supervision.

Uses of Stafocid Injection

Benefits of Stafocid Injection

In Bacterial infections

Stafocid 1G Injection is an antibiotic medicine that works by killing the infection-causing bacteria in your body. It is effective for bacterial infections of the throat, ears, urinary tract, skin, and soft tissues. Stafocid 1G Injection is given by a doctor or a nurse and should not be self-administered. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.

Side effects of Stafocid 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 Stafocid

  • Gastrointestinal disturbance

How to use Stafocid Injection

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

How Stafocid Injection works

Stafocid 1G Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive. This treats your infection.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Stafocid 1G Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Stafocid 1G 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.
Breast feeding
CAUTION
Stafocid 1G 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
SAFE
Stafocid 1G Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Stafocid 1G Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Stafocid 1G Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Stafocid 1G Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Stafocid 1G Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Stafocid Injection?

If you miss a dose of Stafocid 1G Injection, consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Stafocid 1G Injection for the treatment of bacterial infections.
  • It is given by an injection into a vein or muscle, or via a drip into a vein.
  • 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 but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking this medicine.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Penicillins {Antibiotic analog of cloxacillin}
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Cell wall active agent- Penicillinase resistant Penicillin

Patient concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
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Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Can Stafocid 1G Injection cause allergic reaction?

Although it is rare but yes, Stafocid 1G Injection can cause allergic reaction and is harmful in patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any of the signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Flucloxacillin. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. PubChem. Flucloxacillin Sodium. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Name: Strathspey Labs Pvt Ltd
Address: Raj Sadan (Ruia Building) Office No.1, 3rd Floor Kalbadevi Road Mumbai- 400002, MH
Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: October, 2024

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