Myticef 250mg 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 Myticef 250mg Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Q. How is Myticef 250mg Injection administered?
Myticef 250mg 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 maximum benefit from Myticef 250mg Injection.
Q. Is Myticef 250mg Injection bactericidal or bacteriostatic?
Myticef 250mg Injection is primarily bactericidal(one which kills the causative organisms) but it may be bacteriostatic (one which slows down the growth of bacteria) also. Its activity depends on the organism, tissue penetration, dosage, and rate of organism multiplication.
Q. How does Myticef 250mg Injection act?
Myticef 250mg Injection acts by adhering to the proteins synthesized by the bacteria, thereby inhibiting the organisms to develop their protective covering known as cell wall. This kills the bacteria.
Q. Is Myticef 250mg Injection bad for the kidneys?
No, Myticef 250mg Injection is not bad for the kidneys when given alone, but when given along with aminoglycosides (gentamicin, tobramycin) or other cephalosporins antibiotics, it may increase kidney damage. Therefore, it is advised to take this medicine only if prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Can the use of Myticef 250mg Injection cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Myticef 250mg Injection can cause diarrhea. Myticef 250mg Injection is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. How long does Myticef 250mg Injection take to work?
Usually, Myticef 250mg 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. What if I do not get better after using Myticef 250mg 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 17th May 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.