Efficin

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Efficin Information

Efficin is a prescription medicine that is available as a Injection. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Bacterial Infections. Other than this, Efficin has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The correct dosage of Efficin depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Efficin have been listed ahead. These side effects of Efficin are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

In addition, Efficin's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Efficin related warnings talks about Efficin's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Efficin is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Kidney Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Gastritis are examples of such conditions. Some other conditions that can be affected by Efficin are listed in the contraindications section below.

Additionally, Efficin may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Efficin is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



Efficin Benefits & Uses

Efficin is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Efficin 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
Adult
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 7.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: IV dose are also same
Geriatric
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 7.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: IV dose are also same
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 7.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: IV dose are also same
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Tuberculosis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 15 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: IV dose are also same


Efficin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Efficin is used -

Unknown

  • Dizziness
  • Ringing in ears
  • Weakness
  • Rash
  • Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  • Paresthesia
  • Urticaria

Efficin Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Efficin safe for pregnant women?


    Efficin can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Efficin safe during breastfeeding?


    Breastfeeding women can safely use Efficin.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Efficin on the Kidneys?


    There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Efficin. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Efficin on the Liver?


    There are no any side effects of Efficin on the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Efficin on the Heart?


    You can take Efficin without any fear of damage to the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Efficin with Other Drugs

Efficin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Efficin Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Efficin

  • Is this Efficin habit forming or addictive?


    Efficin does not cause addiction.

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


    After taking Efficin you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Efficin is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

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


    No, Efficin is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Efficin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Efficin


    Taking Efficin with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Efficin


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

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 770

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