Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam is a combination of two medicines: Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam1 and Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam2. Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam1 is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam2 is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam1 against bacteria.
Q. Can the use of Ontacef S 1.5gm Injection cause allergic reaction?
Yes, Ontacef S 1.5gm Injection can cause an allergic reaction and is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to a group of antibiotic called cephalosporins. Seek emergency medical help if you have any sign of an allergic reaction like hives; difficulty in breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Q. Can the use of Ontacef S 1.5gm Injection cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Ontacef S 1.5gm Injection can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. How long does Ontacef S 1.5gm Injection takes to work?
Usually, Ontacef S 1.5gm Injection starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Q. What if I don't get better after using Ontacef S 1.5gm Injection?
Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
Q. Can I stop taking Ontacef S 1.5gm Injection when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Ontacef S 1.5gm Injection and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Apr 2021. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.