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Jectocef 1gm Inj

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By NOVO INDIA
5ml Injection

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Cefuroxime Sodium
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Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Jectocef Injection is an antibiotic medicine. It contains cefuroxime as its active ingredient. Jectocef Injection is used for the treatment of bacterial infection of lungs, airways, tonsils, throat, s...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Jectocef 1gm Inj

  • For the treatment of bacterial infection of lungs, airways, throat, tonsils, sinus, ears, skin, soft tissues and urinary tract, etc.
  • This injection is also used to prevent infections during and after surgery.
contraindications

Contraindications of Jectocef 1gm Inj

  • If you are allergic to cefuroxime or any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have a history of allergic reaction due to antibiotics.
sideEffects

Side effects of Jectocef 1gm Inj

  • Injection site reactions
  • Abnormal blood count
  • Raised liver enzymes
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Jectocef 1gm Inj

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Jectocef Injection during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available on the safety of this medicine during pregnancy. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think maybe pregnant before taking this injection.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Jectocef Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of this injection pass into the breastmilk in small quantities and may cause diarrhoea and fungal infections in the breastfed baby. Discontinue breastfeeding if you observe any of the symptoms in the breastfed baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Jectocef Injection?
A:
Be cautious while driving if you experience dizziness and drowsiness after taking this injection.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after taking Jectocef Injection?
A:
There is no known interaction known between alcohol and this injection.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience continuous diarrhoea after taking this injection, while you are being given the cefuroxime Injection. Immediately stop taking it and seek medical help.
  • You experience allergic reactions such as difficulty in breathing, rashes, swelling of the face or mouth after taking this medicine.
  • You have a kidney-related disease, your doctor may have to change the dose of this injection.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Jectocef 1gm Inj

How Does It Work?

Jectocef Injection works by inhibiting the formation of the bacterial cell wall that leads to the death of infection-causing bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Jectocef 1gm Inj

  • Jectocef Injection will be given to you in the hospital or healthcare set up by your doctor or nurse.
  • Do not self-inject and follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor or nurse.
interactions

Interactions of Jectocef 1gm Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interact with the action of Jectocef or Jectocef itself can alter the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, herbals or supplements you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • In particular, if you are taking medicines for acidity, oral contraceptives, anti-gout medicines and blood thinners such as warfarin.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Jectocef 1gm Inj

  • Store it protected from light at a temperature not exceeding 25°C.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Discard any unused portion properly.
dosage

Dosage of Jectocef 1gm Inj

Overdose

This medicine will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, you are less likely to get an overdose of this injection. If you experience any symptoms right after taking this injection, seek med...
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Missed a Dose

You are less likely to miss a dose of this injection since it is to be given under medical supervision. However, if your think that your doctor has missed a dose, remind them.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take this injection if I am allergic to similar antibiotics?

A: No, do not take this injection if you have experienced allergies due to the use of other antibiotics. Always inform your doctor about any medicine-related allergies.

Q: Is Jectocef Injection an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Jectocef Injection is an antibiotic medicine containing cefuroxime as its active ingredient.

Q: What are the side effects of Jectocef Injection?

A: The common side effects of this injection are swelling, pain and bruising at the site of injection and rashes. You may also feel feverish and experience diarrhoea after taking this injection. These are temporary but if side effects persist or there is no improvement in your condition, inform your doctor immediately.

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ContainsCefuroxime Sodium
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsSkin rashes, reaction, diarrhoea, dizziness
Last Updated on: 14 Jul 2021 | 10:53 AM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.