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Fortacef 500mg Injection

By TROIKAA PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
1 Injection(s) in Injection
158.10*
MRP 186.00
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Fortacef 500 MG Description

Fortacef Injection is an antibiotic medicine. It is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, skin & soft tissues, stomach & intestines, urinary tract, etc. It is also u

sed in meningitis (inflammation of meninges that cover the brain and spinal cord). It contains ceftazidime, which belongs to the antibiotic class of medicine.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹158.10
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ContainsCeftazidime(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsInjection site reactions
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
molecules
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uses

Uses of Fortacef 500 MG

For the treatment of bacterial infections such as urinary tract infection, skin infection, respiratory infection like pneumonia, infections of stomach & intestines, meningitis (inflammation of meninge...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Fortacef 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to ceftazidime, any other cephalosporins or any other ingredients of Fortacef Injection.
  • If you have a history of severe allergic reaction to any other antibiotics like penicillins.
sideEffects

Side effects of Fortacef 500 MG

  • Injection site reactions
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rash
  • Swelling/redness in veins
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Fortacef 500 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Fortacef Injection during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the safety of this medicine during pregnancy. Your doctor will prescribe you this medicine only if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Fortacef Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine can be taken while breastfeeding if prescribed by the doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Fortacef Injection?
A:
Avoid driving if you feel dizzy after taking Fortacef Injection
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Fortacef Injection?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with this medicine, it is important to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergy to penicillins or any medicines.
  • You develop any allergic reaction after taking this medicine.
  • You are suffering from diarrhoea due to this medicine.
  • You should let the doctor, or the laboratory person know that you are using this medicine while going for a lab test, as this medicine may interfere with certain lab tests.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Fortacef 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Ceftazidime works by inhibiting the bacterial cell wall synthesis, which is essential for their survival. Therefore it leads to the death of cell. Hence helps in stopping the growth of bacteria & prev...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Fortacef 500 MG

  • Fortacef Injection will be given to you in hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by doctor or nurse during the procedure or for after care.
interactions

Interactions of Fortacef 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Fortacef Injection works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking antibiotics, water pills, oral contraceptives.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Fortacef 500 MG

  • Store Fortacef Injection in a clean & dry place away from direct heat, moisture & sunlight.
  • Keep away from children.
dosage

Dosage of Fortacef 500 MG

Overdose

Fortacef Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely that you may get an overdose of this medicine. If you experience any symptoms right after taking this injecti...
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Missed a Dose

The doctor or nurse usually gives Fortacef Injection in the hospital or clinic. Therefore, the chances of missing a dose are less. However, if you feel that a dose has been missed, please inform your ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Fortacef Injection?

A: Fortacef Injection is used to treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract, respiratory, skin & soft tissue, stomach & intestines, meningitis, etc.

Q: What is the composition of Fortacef Injection?

A: Fortacef Injection contains ceftazidime, an antibiotic medicine.
Product Details
Brand
FORTACEF
Expires on or After
25/02/2023
Last Updated on: 09 Jun 2022 | 03:25 PM (IST)
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