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Zymocef 1.5gm Injection

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Composition for Zymocef 1.5gm Injection

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Primary uses of Zymocef 1.5gm Injection

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215
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Zymocef Injection

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Uses of Zymocef Injection

Zymocef 1.5gm Injection 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, blood, and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Zymocef Injection side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Zymocef Injection

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

How Zymocef Injection works

Zymocef 1.5gm Injection is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.

In Depth Information on Zymocef Injection

Expert advice for Zymocef Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zymocef 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 Zymocef 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, Zymocef can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Zymocef Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Zymocef Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zymocef 1.5gm 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Zymocef 1.5gm 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 Zymocef 1.5gm Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
Not relevant, as Zymocef 1.5gm Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Zymocef 1.5gm Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Zymocef 1.5gm Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zymocef Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Zymocef 1.5gm Injection, 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Zymocef Injection

Frequently asked questions about Cefuroxime

Yes, Zymocef is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Zymocef belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Zymocef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Zymocef is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Zymocef is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Zymocef if you are G6PD deficient.
Zymocef is indicated for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI). Its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Can Zymocef be taken with azithromycin?
Zymocef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with azithromycin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Can Zymocef be taken with doxycycline?
Zymocef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxycyclin. However, both are antibiotics and should be used only when advised by the doctor.
Q. Is it safe to take Zymocef with pseudoephedrine?
Zymocef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Can Zymocef be taken with naproxen?
Zymocef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with naproxen. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Q. Is it safe to take Zymocef with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Zymocef is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Ask your doctor before taking the drugs together.
Zymocef like any other drug has an expiry data and should not be used after that. Please check the package insert before using the medicine.
Zymocef is indicated in the treatment of pneumonia. However, its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
No, Zymocef does not have penicillin in it. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is similar to penicillin.
Zymocef is not known to cause constipation. It is associated with diarrhea. However, if you experience any such symptom while taking Zymocef, consult your doctor.
Yes, Zymocef is active against staphylococcus. However, strains resistant to the drug have also been reported. Talk to your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment of your infection.
Zymocef use is not associated with tiredness. However, if you experience tiredness while taking Zymocef, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take alprazolam with Zymocef?
No drug interactions have been reported when Zymocef is used with alprazolam. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zymocef with ibuprofen?
No drug interactions have been reported when Zymocef is used with ibuprofen. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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