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CEFOTAX VIAL 0.5GM

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WHAT IS CEFOTAX  VIAL 0.5GM ?

Cefotax injection is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. Cefotax is also given before, during, and after certain types of surgery to prevent infections. Cefotax injection belongs to the class of medicines known as cephalosporin antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, Cefotax will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

WHAT ARE THE USES OF CEFOTAX  VIAL 0.5GM ?

Cefotax is a cephalosporin antibacterial drug indicated in the treatment of adults and pediatric patients six months of age or older with the following infections when caused by susceptible isolates of the designated bacteria:

  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Otitis media
  • Pharyngitis and Tonsilitis
  • Uncomplicated Gonorrhea.
  • Chronic Bronchitis.

CEFOTAX  VIAL 0.5GM  USES IN URDU

Cefotax ایک سیفالوسپورن اینٹی بیکٹیریل دوا ہے جو چھ ماہ یا اس سے زیادہ عمر کے بالغوں اور بچوں کے مریضوں کے علاج میں درج ذیل انفیکشن کے ساتھ ظاہر ہوتی ہے جب نامزد بیکٹیریا کے حساس الگ تھلگ ہونے کی وجہ سے ہوتا ہے:

  • پیشاب کی نالی کے انفیکشن
  • اوٹائٹس میڈیا
  • گرسنیشوت اور ٹنسلائٹس
  • غیر پیچیدہ سوزاک۔
  • جان لیوا ٹی بی.

 

 

WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS OF CEFOTAX  VIAL 0.5GM ?

  • Local (4.3%)— Injection site inflammation with IV administration.
  • Hypersensitivity (2.4%)—Rash, pruritus, fever, eosinophilia and less frequently urticaria and anaphylaxis.
  • Gastrointestinal (1.4%)—Colitis, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.
  • Symptoms of pseudomembranous colitis can appear during or after antibiotic treatment.
  • Nausea and vomiting have been reported rarely.

WHEN NOT TO USE CEFOTAX  VIAL 0.5GM ?

  • You should not use this medication if you are allergic to Cefotax or to similar antibiotics, such as cefdinir (Omnicef), cefprozil (Cefzil), cefuroxime (Ceftin), cephalexin (Keflex), and others.
  • Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs (especially penicillin). Also tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease, diabetes, a stomach or intestinal disorder, or a heart rhythm disorder.
  • Use this medication for the entire length of time prescribed by your doctor.

  • This medication can cause unusual results with certain lab tests for glucose (sugar) in the urine.

WHAT ARE THE PRECAUTIONS OF CEFOTAX  VIAL 0.5GM ?

  • In patients undergoing cesarean section, intraoperative (after clamping the umbilical cord) and postoperative use of Cefotax (Cefotax for injection) may also reduce the incidence of certain postoperative infections.
  • Effective use for elective surgery depends on the time of administration. To achieve effective tissue levels, Cefotax (Cefotax for injection) should be given 1/2 or 1 1/2 hours before surgery.
  • The administration of Cefotax (Cefotax for injection) preoperatively reduces the incidence of certain infections in patients undergoing surgical procedures (e.g., abdominal or vaginal hysterectomy, gastrointestinal and genitourinary tract surgery) that may be classified as contaminated or potentially contaminated.

WHAT ARE THE INTERACTIONS CEFOTAX  VIAL 0.5GM ?

  • Increased nephrotoxicity has been reported following concomitant administration of cephalosporins and aminoglycoside antibiotics.
  • Probenecid interferes with the renal tubular transfer of Cefotax, decreasing the total clearance of Cefotax by approximately 50% and increasing the plasma concentrations of Cefotax. Administration of Cefotax in excess of 6 grams/day should be avoided in patients receiving probenecid.

WHAT IS THE DOSE OF CEFOTAX  VIAL 0.5GM ?

Usual Dose: 1 g IM or IV every 12 hrs. Moderate to severe infections usually respond to 1-2 g IM/IV every 8 hrs, but some infections (eg, septicemia) should be treated with 2 g IV every 6-8 hrs. Severe or life-threatening infections may require 2 g IV every 4 hrs.

 Disclaimer

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