Zoftagen 80 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Zoftagen Injection

Zoftagen 80 mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Zoftagen Injection side effects

Common
  • Injection site pain
  • Ototoxicity
  • Balance disorder (loss of balance)
  • Kidney damage
  • Hearing loss

How to use Zoftagen Injection

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

How Zoftagen Injection works

Zoftagen 80 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Zoftagen Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zoftagen 80 mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Zoftagen 80 mg 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.
Driving
Zoftagen 80 mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Zoftagen 80 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zoftagen 80 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Zoftagen 80 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zoftagen Injection?

If you miss a dose of Zoftagen 80 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zoftagen 80 mg 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.
  • It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle. 
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Zoftagen 80 mg Injection may cause dizziness.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood, urine, or hearing tests while you are on this medication.
  • Your doctor will ensure that you are well hydrated before and during treatment with this medicine. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
  • Discontinue Zoftagen 80 mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Zoftagen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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Brand(s): Heptavir
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Brand(s): Vistovanc
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Brand(s): Torsevent
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zoftagen

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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FAQs

Q. How long does Zoftagen takes to work?

Usually, Zoftagen starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Zoftagen?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Your doctor may increase the dose of Zoftagen or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Zoftagen if I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Zoftagen and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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