Supacef 250mg Injection

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Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Supacef 250mg Injection

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1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Supacef Injection

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Uses of Supacef Injection

Supacef 250mg 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, blood, and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Supacef Injection

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Supacef Injection

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

How Supacef Injection works

Supacef 250mg 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 Supacef Injection

Expert advice for Supacef Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Supacef 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 Supacef 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, Supacef can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Supacef Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Supacef Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Supacef 250mg 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
Supacef 250mg 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 Supacef 250mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Not relevant, as Supacef 250mg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Supacef
250mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Supacef
250mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefuroxime, 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 Supacef Injection

Frequently asked questions about Cefuroxime

Yes, Supacef is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Supacef belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Supacef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Supacef is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Supacef is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Supacef if you are G6PD deficient.
Supacef is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI). Its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Can Supacef be taken with azithromycin?
Supacef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with azithromycin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Can Supacef be taken with doxycycline?
Supacef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxycyclin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Is it safe to take Supacef with pseudoephedrine?
Supacef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Can Supacef be taken with naproxen?
Supacef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with naproxen. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Is it safe to take Supacef with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Supacef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Supacef like any other drug has an expiry data and should not be used after that. Please check the package insert before using the medicine.
Supacef is indicated in the treatment of pneumonia. However, its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
No, Supacef does not have penicillin in it. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is similar to penicillin.
Supacef is not known to cause constipation. It is associated with diarrhea. However, if you experience any such symptom while taking Supacef, consult your doctor.
Yes, Supacef is active against staphylococcus. However, strains resistant to the drug have also been reported. Talk to your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment of your infection.
Supacef use is not associated with tiredness. However, if you experience tiredness while taking Supacef, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take alprazolam with Supacef?
No drug interactions have been reported when Supacef is used with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Supacef with ibuprofen?
No drug interactions have been reported when Supacef is used with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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