Cefaxone 1gm Injection is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.
Q. How long does Cefaxone 1gm Injection take to work?
Usually, Cefaxone 1gm Injection starts working soon after you take it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and relieve your symptoms completely.
Q. Who should not take Cefaxone 1gm Injection?
Cefaxone 1gm Injection should not be prescribed to people who are allergic to Cefaxone 1gm Injection or any of its ingredients. Inform your doctor if you have or ever had any problems with your liver, kidneys, gall bladder, or any other blood-related disorders such as hemolytic anemia. If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you are planning a baby, do not take Cefaxone 1gm Injection without consulting your doctor to avoid any harmful effects on the baby. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.
Q. What if I do not get better after using Cefaxone 1gm Injection?
Inform your doctor if you do not feel better even after finishing the full course of treatment. You must also inform your doctor if the symptoms get worse while using this medicine.
Q. For how long does Cefaxone 1gm Injection stay in the body?
Usually, Cefaxone 1gm Injection stays in the body for around 2 days after completely stopping the medicine.
Q. Is Cefaxone 1gm Injection effective?
Cefaxone 1gm Injection is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Cefaxone 1gm Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Q. How is Cefaxone 1gm Injection administered?
Cefaxone 1gm Injection is administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the maximum benefit from Cefaxone 1gm Injection.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Jun 2023. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.