Cefuroxime is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft tissue, blood, and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
Bacticef S Products side effects
Side Effects of Bacticef S are Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Increased liver enzymes, Nausea, Injection site reaction, Diarrhea.
Q. Is Bacticef S 1.5gm Injection better than amoxicillin?
Bacticef S 1.5gm Injection is an antibiotic which is useful in treating bacterial infections. Amoxicillin is also an effective and cheap antibiotic which is used to treat many types of bacterial infections. The only difference among these medicines is the response of the medicine to the infection, as it varies from person to person. The effectiveness of two daily dose of Bacticef S 1.5gm Injection is same as three daily doses of amoxicillin.
Q. Can Bacticef S 1.5gm Injection be given in nursing mothers?
Bacticef S 1.5gm Injection should be used with caution in nursing mothers as it is excreted via milk and can get transferred to the baby while breastfeeding. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding before you start taking this medication for infections.
Q. Can Bacticef S 1.5gm Injection be used in kids?
Yes, Bacticef S 1.5gm Injection can be used in the children of age 3 months or more for treating the infections. The safety and effectiveness of this medication have not been established in children less than 3 months. Special care must be taken while giving antibiotics to the children. The dosage must be calculated appropriately according to the age and weight of the child. Do consult your treating physician for exact instructions.
Q. Can Bacticef S 1.5gm Injection cause diarrhea?
Yes, in rare cases, Bacticef S 1.5gm Injection can cause serious diarrhea during or after antibiotic use. When the broad-spectrum antibiotics are started or given for a longer time, the normal bacterial gut flora gets damaged and that can lead to diarrhea. Usually, discontinuation of medicine can subside diarrhea. However, if diarrhea persists or if there is blood in the stool then immediately contact your physician.
Q. Can Bacticef S 1.5gm Injection be given in patients with kidney failure?
Bacticef S 1.5gm Injection is a medication which is excreted through the kidneys. Yes, it can be given, but the dosage of the antibiotic should be decreased according to the severity of the kidney impairment. Inform your doctor if you have any history of kidney impairment before you start taking this medication.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.