Ocizox

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Ocizox Information

Ocizox is a prescription medicine that is available as a Injection. It is primarily used for the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection, Gonorrhea, Meningitis. Secondary and off-label uses of Ocizox have also been mentioned below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Ocizox. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Ocizox can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Ocizox are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Ocizox's effect during pregnancy is Safe and Mild while nursing. Warnings related to Ocizox's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Ocizox can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Ocizox in conditions like Jaundice, Drug Allergy. Other contraindications of Ocizox have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Besides this, Ocizox may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Ocizox, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Ocizox Benefits & Uses

Ocizox is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Ocizox 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


Ocizox Side Effects

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

Severe

Mild

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

Ocizox Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Ocizox safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women can take Ocizox safely.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Ocizox safe during breastfeeding?


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

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


    Ocizox has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

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


    Ocizox has very mild side effects on the liver.

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


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

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Ocizox with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Moderate



Ocizox Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Ocizox

  • Is this Ocizox habit forming or addictive?


    Ocizox is not addictive in nature.

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


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Ocizox. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Ocizox should be used only after doctor's advice.

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


    Ocizox is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Ocizox Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Ocizox


    Taking Ocizox with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Ocizox


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

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Ocizox

Question over 4 years ago

Does Ocizox cause diarrhea?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes, Ocizox can cause diarrhea by disturbing bacterial flora of gut. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, if you are experiencing severe diarrhea after consuming this medicine inform the doctor immediately and check if you can discontinue the medicine. Try keeping yourself hydrated, drink plenty of fluids and take ample rest. 

Question over 4 years ago

Can I take Ocizox for cough?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Ocizox 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 over 4 years ago

Does Ocizox cause neurotoxicity?

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

Rarely Ocizox 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 almost 5 years ago

How long can I safely take Ocizox?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

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

Question almost 5 years ago

Can I take Ocizox with azithromycin?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Avoid taking Ocizox with azithromycin, because it can cause heart-related problems. However, if you are experiencing any discomfort after consuming these two medicines at the same time then do not hesitate to inform your doctor. 



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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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