Surkef 1000mg Injection

Gland Pharma Limited

Composition for Surkef 1000mg Injection

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Primarily used for

1 Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Surkef Injection


Uses of Surkef Injection

Surkef 1000mg 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.

Side effects of Surkef Injection


Allergic reaction, Nausea, Diarrhoea.


How to use Surkef Injection

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

How Surkef Injection works

Surkef 1000mg 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 Surkef Injection

Expert advice for Surkef Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Surkef 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 Surkef 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, Surkef can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Surkef Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Surkef Injection
Surkef 1000mg Injection may cause symptoms such as flushing,
increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Surkef 1000mg 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.
Surkef 1000mg 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 Surkef 1000mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Surkef 1000mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Surkef 1000mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. No dose adjustment of Surkef 1000mg Injection is recommended.
There is limited information available on the use of Surkef
1000mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefoperazone, 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 Surkef Injection

Frequently asked questions about Cefoperazone

Q. What is cefoperazone sulbactam?
Combination of cefoperazone and sulbactam (beta lactamase inhibitor) are used for the treatment of intra-abdominal infections
No, cefoperazona is not a nephrotoxic drug when given alone, but when given along with aminoglycosides (gentamicin, tobramycin) or other cephalosporins antibiotics, it may increase nephrotoxicity. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Surkef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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