Strox 200mg Infusion

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Strox 200mg Infusion is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, and lungs (pneumonia). It cures the infection by stopping further growth of the causative microorganisms.

Strox 200mg Infusion is given as an injection into a vein (intravenous), in cases where oral administration is not possible, such as in hospitalized or unconscious patients. It is administered by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self-administer. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Some people may experience nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting as the side effects of this medicine. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling, or redness. These are usually temporary and resolve on their own, but please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. 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.

You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Special care should be taken in people with kidney problems while taking this medicine. Rarely, some people may have a severe allergic reaction that needs urgent medical attention. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, tongue, or face, shortness of breath, or breathing problems.

Uses of Strox Infusion

Benefits of Strox Infusion

In Bacterial infections

Strox 200mg Infusion is a versatile antibiotic medicine that can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, and lungs (pneumonia). It kills and stops further growth of the bacteria causing the infection.
It is given by a doctor or a nurse and should not be self-administered. This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Strox Infusion

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 Strox

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Rash
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Strox Infusion

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

How Strox Infusion works

Strox 200mg Infusion is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Strox 200mg Infusion does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Strox 200mg Infusion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Strox 200mg Infusion is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Baby should be closely monitored for development of fever, loss of appetite and diarrhea. In case, any of the above happens please inform your doctor immediately.
Driving
UNSAFE
Strox 200mg Infusion may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Strox 200mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Strox 200mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Strox 200mg Infusion is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Strox 200mg Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.

What if you forget to take Strox Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Strox 200mg Infusion, consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Strox 200mg Infusion 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 Strox 200mg Infusion 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.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Fluoroquinolone
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Quinolones/ Fluroquinolones

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Strox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is Strox 200mg Infusion safe?

Strox 200mg Infusion is a relatively safe drug. However, it is not devoid of side effects and hence should only be taken if prescribed by a doctor in the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration as advised.

Q. Can the use of Strox 200mg Infusion cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Strox 200mg Infusion 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.

Q. Can I stop taking Strox 200mg Infusion when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Strox 200mg Infusion and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References

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Alembic Road, Vadodara - 390 003, Gujarat,INDIA
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: July, 2021

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