Unocef Tablet DT

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Medicine Overview of Unocef Tablet DT

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Uses of Ceftriaxone

Ceftriaxone 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.
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Side effects of Ceftriaxone

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Ceftriaxone

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Unocef Tablet DT at a fixed time.

How Unocef Tablet DT works

Ceftriaxone is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.
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Uses of Tazobactum

Tazobactum is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Tazobactum

Common

Increased liver enzymes, Bruise, Bleeding, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Altered taste, Shortness of breath, Flatulence, Headache, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Itching, Skin rash, Stomach upset, Vomiting.

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How to use Tazobactum

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Unocef Tablet DT at a fixed time.

How Unocef Tablet DT works

Tazobactum blocks the action of the enzymes produced by bacteria to inactivate the antibiotics.

In Depth Information on Unocef Tablet DT

Expert advice for Ceftriaxone

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ceftriaxone 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 Ceftriaxone 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, Ceftriaxone can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.

Expert advice for Tazobactum

  • It is given as an infusion (a drip for 30 minutes) into a vein.
  • Tell the doctor if you have to provide a blood or urine sample for any test because tazobactam and piperacillin may cause false positive results.
Do not start or continue the tazobactam/piperacillin and consult your doctor:
  • If you are suffering from diarrhea before, or during the treatment with the drug.
  • If you have kidney or liver problems, low levels of potassium in the blood, or are receiving hemodialysis.
  • If you develop new or worsening infection, or fits (convulsions) during the treatment.
  • If you are on a controlled-sodium diet.
  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Unocef Tablet DT
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Unocef Tablet DT 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
CAUTION
Unocef Tablet DT should be used with caution during lactatio
n. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Unocef Tablet DT may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Unocef
Tablet DT in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Unocef Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Unocef Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Dose adjustment of Unocef Tablet DT is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Unocef Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions for Ceftriaxone

Q. Is it bactericidal or bacteristatic?
It is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is bactericidal drug
Q. Is ceftriaxone compatible with potassium or potassium chloride?
Yes, ceftriaxone is compatible with potassium or potassium chloride when taken together
Q. What organisms does Ceftriaxone cover?
Ceftriaxone is active against pseudomonas, staphylococcus, and klebsiella bacteria. It has no activity against chlamydia, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (mrsa), and mycoplasma.
Q. Is ceftriaxone a form of penicillin drug?
No, ceftriaxone is not a penicillin drug
Q. Is Ceftriaxone safe in liver disease?
Yes, Ceftriaxone is safe in liver disease. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
Q. Is Ceftriaxone the same as cephalexin, Monocef-o, Monocef 200, Monocef tablet, Cefakind, or Cefakind 250?
No, all are different cephalosporin antibiotics. Monocef-o, Monocef 200, or Monocef tablet contain cefpodoxmine, and Cefakind, or Cefakind 250 contain cefuroxime
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Frequently asked questions for Tazobactum

Q. Is tazobactam a sulfa (sulfonamide) drug?
Sulbactam does not contain sulfa. It is a beta lactamase Inhibitor
Q. What is tazobactam sodium?
Tazobactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor used as the sodium salt to increase the antibacterial activity of piperacillin
Q. What is tazact 4.5?
Tazact 4.5 is the brand name for combination of tazobactam and piperacillin
Q. What organisms does tazobactam/piperacillin cover?
Tazobactam in combination with piperacillin is mainly effective against anaerobes and enterococcus, listeria, staphylococcus, citrobacter, haemophilus, moraxella and proteus species but methicillin-resistant staphylococci are resistant to tazobactam/piperacillin
Q. Is tazobactam safe?
Tazobactam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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Substitutes for Unocef

No substitutes found for this medicine
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