Medicine Overview of Zotacef Injection
Uses of Zotacef Injection
Zotacef 1000mg Injection is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections.
Side effects of Zotacef Injection
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
How to use Zotacef Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Zotacef Injection works
Zotacef 1000mg 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 Zotacef Injection
Expert advice for Zotacef 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 Zotacef 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.
Special precautions for Zotacef 1000mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Zotacef 1000mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Zotacef 1000mg Injection should be used with caution during+more
lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Zotacef 1000mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.+more
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery....
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Zotacef 1000mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kid+more
ney disease. No dose adjustment of Zotacef 1000mg Injection is recommended....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Ceftriaxone, 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.
Frequently asked questions for Zotacef 1000mg 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
Zotacef 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
Yes, Zotacef is safe in liver disease. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
Q. Is Zotacef 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
Substitutes for Zotacef Injection
Cefaxone 1000mg Injection
₹6.5/ml of Injection
Xone 1000mg Injection
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
₹10.07/ml of Injection
Monocef 1000mg Injection
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₹10.47/ml of Injection
Eldocef 1000mg Injection
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₹23.75/ml of Injection
Ritecef 1000mg Injection
Micro Labs Ltd
₹32.13/ml of Injection