Cefaxone 1g Injection

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  • Manufactured by: Lupin Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Ceftriaxone (1000 mg)
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Cefaxone 1g Injection Information

Cefaxone 1g Injection is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Injection. It is primarily used for the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection, Gonorrhea, Meningitis. Other than this, Cefaxone 1g Injection has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The right dosage of Cefaxone 1g 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.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Cefaxone 1g Injection as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Cefaxone 1g Injection go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

In addition, Cefaxone 1g Injection's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Mild for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Cefaxone 1g Injection related warnings talks about Cefaxone 1g Injection's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Jaundice, Drug Allergy must refrain from the use of Cefaxone 1g Injection since this can cause severe adverse effects. The section on Cefaxone 1g Injection contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug reaction of Cefaxone 1g Injection with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Cefaxone 1g Injection is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Cefaxone 1g Injection Benefits & Uses

Cefaxone 1g Injection is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Cefaxone 1g 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 1g Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Cefaxone 1g Injection safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women can take Cefaxone Injection safely.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Cefaxone 1g 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 1g 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 1g 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 1g Injection on the Heart?


    Cefaxone Injection is not harmful for the heart.

    Safe


Cefaxone 1g Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cefaxone 1g Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Cefaxone 1g Injection

  • Is this Cefaxone 1g Injection habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Cefaxone 1g 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 1g Injection can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Cefaxone 1g 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 1g Injection for mental disorders.

    No

Cefaxone 1g Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Cefaxone 1g Injection


    Taking Cefaxone 1g Injection with food does not harm your health.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Cefaxone 1g Injection


    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Cefaxone 1g Injection with alcohol will be.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Cefaxone 1g 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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