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Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj

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By ZEE LABORATORIES LTD

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Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam
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Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj is an antibiotic medicine. It contains a combination of two medicines ceftriaxone and sulbactam. Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj is used to treat bacterial infections caused by various inf...
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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 Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj

Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj is used to treat various bacterial infections.
contraindications

Contraindications of Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj

If you are allergic to ceftriaxone, sulbactam or any of the ingredients of Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj . If you are allergic to cephalosporins, penicillins, monobactams or carbapenems.
sideEffects

Side effects of Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Pain, redness swelling at injection.
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj during pregnancy. Thus, it is advised not to take this medicine unless your doctor gives you this medicine after assessing the need.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj while breastfeeding?
A:
Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj passes into breastmilk. Be cautious while breastfeeding when on this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj ?
A:
No information is available about the effect of this medicine on the ability to drive or use machines. However, if you observe or experience any side effects, it is advised not to drive or use machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj ?
A:
No information is available on interactions of this medicine when taken with alcohol. However, alcohol may worsen the side effects like dizziness. It is advisable to avoid alcohol after getting injected.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have an allergy to any antibiotics.
  • You experience diarrhoea.
  • You have liver or kidney or gall bladder disease.
  • You experience allergic reactions.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj

How Does It Work?

Ceftriaxone acts by killing the bacteria responsible for infections. However, bacteria make an enzyme (beta-lactamases) that can destroy ceftriaxone. Sulbactam inactivates this enzyme and hence helps ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj

  • This injection will be given by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic.
  • Do not self-inject, follow any after-care instructions given by the doctor/nurse.
  • This injection should never be given along with Ringer's or Hartmann's solution.
  • This injection should never be given through the IV line through which calcium-containing solutions are given.
interactions

Interactions of Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj 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 medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, im...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj

  • Store this medicine at or below 25º C, in a cool, dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj

Overdose

This injection will be given by a doctor or nurse, thus the chances of an overdose are unlikely. However, if you experience any discomfort or specific symptoms, inform your doctor or reach out to the ...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of this injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare setup. However, if you have missed any dose of this injection, inform your doctor or nurse immediatel...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can the use of Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, the use of Metifex Sl 1.5gm Inj can cause diarrhoea along with the desired effect, but not everyone gets them. It is an antibiotic that kills both good and bad bacteria, when good bacteria present in the intestine gets killed, it can cause diarrhoea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea, talk to your doctor about it.

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ContainsCeftriaxone,Sulbactam
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhoea, vomiting, pain at injection site
Last Updated on: 30 Nov 2021 | 01:56 PM (IST)
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