Kephazon S 1gm Inj
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Kephazon S 1gm Inj is a combination medicine containing sulbactam and cefoperazone as active ingredients. It is an antibiotic medicine that is used to treat severe bacterial infections of the lungs, airways, urinary tract, skin, soft tissues, joints and bones. This medicine acts by inhibiting the formation of the cell wall and kill the various susceptible bacterial organisms. Kephazon S 1gm Inj will be given to you by a doctor or nurse at the hospital setting or a clinic. Inform your doctor about all the known medical conditions, medical and medication history as well as all the medicines you are taking, including herbal supplements....
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|Contains||Cefoperazone(500.0 Mg),Sulbactam(500.0 Mg)|
|Side effects||Pain, inflammation and swelling at injection site, diarrhoea|
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Uses of Kephazon S 1gm Inj
Kephazon S 1gm Inj is used to treat severe bacterial infections such as respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, skin and soft tissue infection, joint and bone infection, uterus and ovaries....
Contraindications of Kephazon S 1gm Inj
If you are allergic to sulbactam, cefoperazone or any other antibiotics of the penicillin and cephalosporin class or any of the ingredients of Kephazon S 1gm Inj .
Side effects of Kephazon S 1gm Inj
- Loose stools
- Allergic reactions
- Pain and tenderness at the site of injection
- Rashes with redness of the skin
Precautions and Warnings of Kephazon S 1gm Inj
Can I take Kephazon S 1gm Inj during pregnancy?
There is limited information available about the safety of Kephazon S 1gm Inj during pregnancy. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, your doctor will tell you about the use of this medicine after assessing the needs.
Can I take Kephazon S 1gm Inj while breastfeeding?
The components of Kephazon S 1gm Inj pass into the breastmilk. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding, he/she will advise if the medication should be used during lactation or not.
Can I drive if I have consumed Kephazon S 1gm Inj ?
It is highly unlikely that Kephazon S 1gm Inj will affect your ability to drive.
Can I consume alcohol with Kephazon S 1gm Inj ?
It is strictly advised not to consume alcohol when you have taken Kephazon S 1gm Inj as it can cause reactions like flushing, sweating, headache or fast heartbeats. Do not consume alcohol for at least five days after the last dose of this medicine.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have a history of severe allergic reactions to antibiotics.
- You have a disease related to the liver and kidney.
- You are taking blood-thinning medicines.
- You are suffering from diarrhoea when on treatment or even after discontinuing the treatment.
- You notice abnormal bleeding.
- You may develop an allergic reaction after taking Kephazon S 1gm Inj
Mode of Action of Kephazon S 1gm Inj
How Does It Work?
Kephazon S 1gm Inj acts by killing the bacteria responsible for infections. However, bacteria make an enzyme (beta-lactamases) that can destroy cefoperazone. Sulbactam inactivates this enzyme and hence helps cefoperazone to function optimally....
Directions for Use of Kephazon S 1gm Inj
Kephazon S 1gm Inj will be given to you in the hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection. Follow any instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.
Interactions of Kephazon S 1gm Inj
Interactions with other medicines
- There is limited information available on the interactions of Kephazon S 1gm Inj with other drugs. However, as this medicine contains sulbactam & cefoperazone, any interactions seen with these two components when taken alone may occur with this combination too....
- Medicines or solutions containing ethanol can cause flushing, sweating, headache and increased heartbeats.
- If you are taking an antibiotic that belongs to the aminoglycoside class, it is advisable to monitor kidney functions regularly.
- Simultaneous use of anti-gout medicines like probenecid should be used with caution.
Storage and disposal of Kephazon S 1gm Inj
- Store this medicine below 25°C.
- Protect it from light.
- Keep it out of the reach of children.
- Any unused portion should not be stored and should be discarded properly.
Dosage of Kephazon S 1gm Inj
Your doctor or nurse will give Kephazon S 1gm Inj . Therefore, it is less likely that you shall receive more of this medicine. If you experience the symptoms right after taking the injection, seek medical help....
Missed a Dose
You will be monitored by your doctor or nurse on when the injection should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have missed a dose, inform them....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is the use of Kephazon S 1gm Inj ?
A: Kephazon S 1gm Inj is used to treat severe infections caused by various bacterial organisms. It aids to treat infections of the lungs, airways, urinary tract, skin, soft tissues, joints and bones.
Q: What do you mean by the inappropriate use of antibiotics?
A: Inappropriate use of antibiotics constitutes taking antibiotics when not needed, for wrong diseases, taking inappropriate dosage and not completing the course of antibiotic treatment as prescribed by the doctor.
Q: How is Kephazon S 1gm Inj given?
A: Kephazon S 1gm Inj is usually given intravenously or intramuscularly under medical supervision. This medicine will only be by nurse or doctor. The route of administration is usually being decided by your doctor. Do not self-inject.
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