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Ceftriaxone साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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  1. Pilcef Benefits & Uses
  2. Pilcef Dosage & How to Take
  3. Pilcef Side Effects
  4. Pilcef Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Pilcef with Other Drugs
  6. Pilcef Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Pilcef
  8. Pilcef Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Pilcef Benefits & Uses

Pilcef is used to treat the following -

  1. Skin Infections
  2. Urinary Tract Infection Primary
  3. Bronchitis
  4. Gonorrhea Primary
  5. Meningitis Primary
  6. Ear Infection Primary
  7. Food Poisoning
  8. Blood Infection Primary
  9. Brain Infection
  10. Lyme disease Primary

Pilcef 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.

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Ingredients of Pilcef


Pilcef Side Effects

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

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  4. Rash
  5. Headache Mild
  6. Urticaria
  7. Dizziness Mild
  8. Chills
  9. Abdominal Pain Severe
  10. Flatulence Mild
  11. Flushing
  12. Fever Severe
  13. Sore throat
  14. Steven-johnsons syndrome
  15. Erythema

Pilcef Related Warnings

Is the use of Pilcef safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can take Pilcef safely.


Is the use of Pilcef safe during breastfeeding?

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


What is the effect of Pilcef on the Kidneys?

Pilcef rarely affects the kidneys.


What is the effect of Pilcef on the Liver?

Pilcef has very mild side effects on the liver.


What is the effect of Pilcef on the Heart?

Pilcef is not harmful for the heart.


Severe Interaction of Pilcef with Other Drugs

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

Pilcef Contraindications

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

  1. Ulcerative Colitis
  2. Gastritis
  3. Jaundice
  4. Sexually transmitted diseases
  5. Kidney Disease
  6. Liver Disease
  7. Drug Allergy
  8. Syphilis

Frequently asked Questions about Pilcef

Is this Pilcef habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Pilcef.


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 Pilcef can make you feel drowsy.


Is it safe?

Pilcef should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Pilcef is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.


Pilcef Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Pilcef

Taking Pilcef with food does not cause any problems.


Interaction between Alcohol and Pilcef

Information about the interaction of Pilcef and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.


Pilcef FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

Does Pilcef cause neurotoxicity?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Rarely Pilcef 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 2 years ago

Can I take Pilcef without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Rajeev Kumar Ranjan MBBS , Pulmonology

Pilcef is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting doctor. It can be harmful for people to take this medicine without a doctor's advice.

Question almost 2 years ago

How to take Pilcef?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

Do not self-administer Pilcef. It comes in the form of injection and preferably taken 1 - 2 times in a day (Intravenously or Intramuscularly). Take this medicine in the required quantity and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Discontinuing the a in between may promote resistant bacteria which result in a relapse of the infection. You are recommended to complete the 7 - 14 days course even after getting symptomatic relief. In case you feel any discomfort such as breathing difficulties and skin reactions while taking this medicine please inform your doctor immediately. 

Question over 1 year ago

Can I buy Pilcef over-the-counter?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Pulmonology

No, you can not buy Pilcef over-the-counter. It is a prescription drug, without prescription of a healthcare practitioner, you can not buy directly from the pharmacy. It is for our own safety, please remember taking antibiotics without doctors advice can lead to unwanted side effects.

Question about 2 years ago

What is Pilcef?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

Pilcef 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.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience


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