XL V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection

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Composition for XL V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Bacterial infections, Serious bacterial infections
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Medicine Overview of XL V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection

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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

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

How XL V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection 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 Vancomycin

Vancomycin is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Vancomycin

Common

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Decreased potassium level in blood.

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How to use Vancomycin

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

How XL V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection works

Vancomycin is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on XL V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection

Expert advice for Ceftriaxone

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to 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 Vancomycin

  • It is given as an oral form or as a drip (intravenous infusion) into a vein or into a muscle.
  • Do not drive because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with vancomycin.
  • During treatment patient may undergo blood, urine, or hearing tests to look for signs of side effects.
  • Do not start or continue the vancomycin if you have a kidney problem or hearing difficulties.
  • Avoid using vancomycin if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for XL V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
XL V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
XL V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection is probably safe to use during
lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
XL V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleep
y, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
XL V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of XL V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function test and some blood tests is advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
XL V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of XL V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Dose adjustment of XL V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for XL V 1000 mg/500 mg Injection

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 Vancomycin

Q. Is vancomycin a form of beta lactam, penicillin, cephalosporin, macrolide, or sulfa drug?
Vancomycin does not contain sulfa and is not a beta lactam, penicillin, cephalosporin, or macrolide drug
Q. Is it bactericidal or bacteristatic?
It is a broad spectrum bactericidal glycopeptide antibiotic
Q. Does Vancomycin come in pill form?
Yes, Vancomycin comes in pill form and used for the treatment of inflammation of the digestive tract (enterocolitis) caused by staphylococci and severe diarrhea (pseudomembranous colitis)
Q. Does Vancomycin cause diarrhea?
No, Vancomycin is not known to cause diarrhea. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Can I take vancomycin with probiotics, ibuprofen, heparin, Zosyn, Tylenol, Tums, or Aleve?
Vancomycin is not reported to interact with ibuprofen, heparin, Zosyn (piperacillin and tazobactam), Tylenol (acetaminophen), Tums (sucrose and calcium carbonate), or Aleve (naproxen). It may reduce efficacy of probiotics. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Q. Can I take vancomycin with penicillin allergy?
Yes, vancomycin may be given to the patients who are allergic to penicillin
Q. What organisms does Vancomycin cover?
Vancomycin is mainly effective against gram-negative bacteria such as pseudomonas as well as some gram-positive bacteria such as streptococcus. It is a drug of choice for infections due to Clostridium difficile and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (mrsa).
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