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TORFUR INJECTION

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for TORFUR INJECTION

Prescription Required

Primary uses of TORFUR INJECTION

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Medicine Overview of Torfur Injection

Uses of Torfur Injection

TORFUR 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.

Torfur Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Torfur are Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Increased liver enzymes, Nausea, Injection site reaction, Diarrhoea.

How to use Torfur Injection

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

How Torfur Injection works

TORFUR INJECTION is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.

In Depth Information on Torfur Injection

Expert advice for Torfur Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed TORFUR INJECTION 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 to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue TORFUR INJECTION 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking TORFUR INJECTION as it may cause increased side effects.
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Torfur Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Torfur Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
TORFUR 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.
Lactation
SAFE
TORFUR 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 TORFUR INJECTION, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as TORFUR INJECTION is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of TORFUR INJECTION in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of TORFUR INJECTION in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Torfur Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of TORFUR INJECTION, 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 Torfur Injection

Frequently asked questions about Cefuroxime

Q. Is Torfur an antibiotic?
Yes, Torfur is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Q. Is Torfur a form of penicillin drug?
Torfur belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Q. Is Torfur safe?
Torfur is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Torfur a steroid?
Torfur is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Q. Is Torfur safe in G6PD deficiency?
Torfur is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Torfur if you are G6PD deficient.
Q. Is Torfur useful in the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Torfur 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 Torfur be taken with azithromycin?
Torfur 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 Torfur be taken with doxycycline?
Torfur 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 Torfur with pseudoephedrine?
Torfur 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 Torfur be taken with naproxen?
Torfur 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 Torfur with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Torfur is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Does Torfur expire?
Torfur like any other drug has an expiry data and should not be used after that. Please check the package insert before using the medicine.
Q. Can Torfur help to treat pneumonia?
Torfur 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.
Q. Does Torfur have penicillin in it?
No, Torfur does not have penicillin in it. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is similar to penicillin.
Q. Can the use of Torfur cause constipation?
Torfur is not known to cause constipation. It is associated with diarrhea. However, if you experience any such symptom while taking Torfur, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Torfur cover staphylococci?
Yes, Torfur 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.
Q. Can the use of Torfur make you feel tired?
Torfur use is not associated with tiredness. However, if you experience tiredness while taking Torfur, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take alprazolam with Torfur?
No drug interactions have been reported when Torfur is used with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Torfur with ibuprofen?
No drug interactions have been reported when Torfur is used with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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