Zecef 250mg Injection

icon
Zee Laboratories

Composition for Zecef 250mg Injection

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

28.83
₹28.83/Injection
1 Injection in 1 vial
SOLD OUT

Medicine Overview of Zecef Injection

uses

Uses of Zecef Injection

Zecef 250mg Injection is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections.
uses

Side effects of Zecef Injection

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

uses

How to use Zecef Injection

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

How Zecef Injection works

Zecef 250mg injection 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 Zecef Injection

Expert advice for Zecef Injection

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Zecef immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Zecef 250mg Injection
icon
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
icon
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zecef 250mg 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.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
SAFE
Zecef 250mg 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 Zecef 250mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
...
+more
icon
Driving
Zecef 250mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
...
+more
icon
Kidney
CAUTION
Zecef 250mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zecef 250mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
...
+more
icon
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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 for Zecef 250mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for 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, Zecef is not an ototoxic drug when given alone, but when given along with aminoglycoside antibiotics (gentamicin, tobramycin), it may increase ototoxicity
Zecef is a bactericidal agent
Zecef 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).
+more

Substitutes for Zecef Injection

Ceflin 250mg Injection
Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹6.95/ml of Injection
save 76%
₹14.35/Injection
save 50%
Biotax 250mg Injection
Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
₹15.82/Injection
save 45%
Taxim 250mg Injection
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
₹16.54/ml of Injection
save 43%
Edicef 250mg Injection
Scott Edil Pharmacia Ltd
₹2.34/ml of Injection
save 92%
Top Physicians
doctor
Dr. Pooja Khosla
MBBS, MD, Fellowship
4.5
doctor
4.4
doctor
4.4
doctor
4.6
cross img