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Troycef 500mg Injection

Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Troycef 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

2 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Troycef Injection


Uses of Troycef Injection

Troycef 500mg 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.

Troycef Injection side effects


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


How to use Troycef Injection

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

How Troycef Injection works

Troycef 500mg 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 Troycef Injection

Expert advice for Troycef Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Troycef 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 Troycef 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, Troycef can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Troycef Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Troycef Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Troycef 500mg 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.
Troycef 500mg 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 Troycef 500mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Troycef 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Troycef 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Troycef 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Troycef 500mg Injection is safe to use in patients with live
r disease. No dose adjustment of Troycef 500mg Injection is recommended.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefotaxime, 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 Troycef Injection

Frequently asked questions about Cefotaxime

Q. Is cefotaxime a sulfa, penicillin or broad spectrum antibiotic?
Cefotaxime does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is a third generation, broad spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic
Q. Is cefotaxime compatible with potassium and TPN?
Yes, cefotaxime can be given with potassium and TPN (total parenteral nutrition)
No, Troycef is not an ototoxic drug when given alone, but when given along with aminoglycoside antibiotics (gentamicin, tobramycin), it may increase ototoxicity
Troycef is a bactericidal agent
Troycef is active against Escherichia coli, group A and B streptococci, pseudomonas and staphylococcus bacteria. In some cases, Streptococcus pneumonia may show resistance to the drug. It may not be effective against methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

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