Cefaxone 0.5g Injection

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  • Contains / Salt: Ceftriaxone (500 mg)
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Cefaxone 0.5g Injection Information

Cefaxone 0.5g Injection is a prescription drug, available for use as Injection. Urinary Tract Infection, Gonorrhea, Meningitis are some of its major therapeutic uses. Other than this, Cefaxone 0.5g Injection has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The right dosage of Cefaxone 0.5g Injection depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Cefaxone 0.5g Injection have been listed ahead. Usually, these side effects of Cefaxone 0.5g Injection go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

It is also important to note that Cefaxone 0.5g Injection has a Safe effect for pregnant women and Mild effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to Cefaxone 0.5g Injection's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Cefaxone 0.5g Injection is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Jaundice, Drug Allergy as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Cefaxone 0.5g Injection are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for Cefaxone 0.5g Injection have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Cefaxone 0.5g Injection is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Cefaxone 0.5g Injection Benefits & Uses

Cefaxone 0.5g Injection is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Cefaxone 0.5g Injection Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage

Cefaxone 0.5g Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Cefaxone 0.5g Injection safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women can take Cefaxone Injection safely.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Cefaxone 0.5g Injection safe during breastfeeding?


    Breastfeeding women can take Cefaxone Injection as it bears very minor side effects for them.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Cefaxone 0.5g Injection on the Kidneys?


    Very few cases of side effects of Cefaxone Injection on kidney have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Cefaxone 0.5g Injection on the Liver?


    Very few cases of side effects of Cefaxone Injection on the liver have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Cefaxone 0.5g Injection on the Heart?


    Cefaxone Injection is not harmful for the heart.

    Safe


Cefaxone 0.5g Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cefaxone 0.5g Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Cefaxone 0.5g Injection

  • Is this Cefaxone 0.5g Injection habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Cefaxone 0.5g Injection is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Cefaxone 0.5g Injection can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Cefaxone 0.5g Injection only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Cefaxone 0.5g Injection for mental disorders.

    No

Cefaxone 0.5g Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Cefaxone 0.5g Injection


    Taking Cefaxone 0.5g Injection with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Cefaxone 0.5g Injection


    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Cefaxone 0.5g Injection with alcohol will be.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Cefaxone 0.5g Injection

Question about 5 years ago

Is Cefaxone Injection used in the treatment of typhoid fever?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

Yes Cefaxone Injection is used to treat typhoid fever. It is a second-line treatment for typhoid fever. If other antibiotics are resistant to salmonella typhi then it is very effective to treat typhoid fever. However, it is best to consult your doctor about the right treatment for typhoid fever.

Question about 5 years ago

Can Cefaxone Injection cause thrombocytopenia?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

Occasionally Cefaxone Injection can cause drug-induced thrombocytopenia (blood clot formation in a vessel). However, if you experience severe thrombocytopenia after taking this medicine, please immediately seek medical help. 

Question over 5 years ago

How does Cefaxone Injection work?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

Cefaxone Injection works by inhibiting the growth of the bacterial cell wall which is essential for the growth of bacteria. Hence, in this way, it prevents us from bacterial infection.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can I take Cefaxone Injection for cough?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Cefaxone Injection can be taken for cough, if it is associated with infection caused by bacteria. However, if cough gets severe and does not subside after taking this drug. Do consult a doctor for the right treatment.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can I use Cefaxone Injection to treat pneumonia?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes, you can use Cefaxone Injection to treat pneumonia. It effectively relieves pneumonia, especially in children. Treatment can vary from patient to patient, so you must consult your doctor before consuming this medicine for pneumonia.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ceftriaxone

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 727-728

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 307-311



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