Novaceft

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Novaceft Information

Novaceft, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Injection. It is typically used for the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection, Gonorrhea, Meningitis. The alternative uses of Novaceft have also been explained below.

The right dosage of Novaceft depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Novaceft can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Novaceft go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Novaceft is Safe for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Novaceft related warnings talks about Novaceft's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Jaundice, Drug Allergy must refrain from the use of Novaceft since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Novaceft have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Novaceft with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Novaceft is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Novaceft Benefits & Uses

Novaceft is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Novaceft 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: Skin Infections
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 g
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Skin Infections
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 g
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Infant (1 month to 2 years)
  • Disease: Meningitis
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Neonates (0 to 1 month)
  • Disease: Skin Infections
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 50 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Skin Infections
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 g
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Skin Infections
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


Novaceft Side Effects

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

Severe

Mild

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Urticaria
  • Dizziness
  • Chills
  • पेट की गैस
  • Flushing

Novaceft Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Novaceft safe for pregnant women?


    Novaceft is safe to take during pregnancy.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Novaceft safe during breastfeeding?


    Side effects of Novaceft for breastfeeding are little to none, so you can take it without doctor's advice.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Novaceft on the Kidneys?


    Novaceft has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Novaceft on the Liver?


    Novaceft is rarely harmful for the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Novaceft on the Heart?


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

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Novaceft with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Moderate



Novaceft Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Novaceft

  • Is this Novaceft habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Novaceft.

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


    After taking Novaceft, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Novaceft can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Novaceft 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, Novaceft cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Novaceft Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Novaceft


    Taking Novaceft with food is safe.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Novaceft


    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Novaceft and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Novaceft

Question almost 4 years ago

How long can I safely take Novaceft?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Novaceft can be safely taken as prescribed by your doctor. Do not discontinue the medicine suddenly or take it longer than prescribed duration.

Question almost 4 years ago

Can Novaceft cause thrombocytopenia?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

Occasionally Novaceft 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 about 4 years ago

What is Novaceft?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

Novaceft is a brand name for ceftriaxone. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medication called cephalosporins. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic, used for treating bacterial infections, such as bronchitis, gonorrhea, respiratory, ear, throat, and urinary tract infection.

Question over 3 years ago

Does Novaceft cause neurotoxicity?

Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Rarely Novaceft can cause neurotoxicity. It is a reversible side effect of this drug, the symptoms caused due to drug-induced neurotoxicity often disappear after this drug is stopped. However, if you experience convulsions, agitation, weakness and severe nausea do not hesitate to inform your doctor without any further delay.

Question about 4 years ago

How does Novaceft work?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

Novaceft 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.



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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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