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Supacef 1.5gm Inj

10ml Dry Vial
MRP 417.65
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Cefuroxime(1.5 G)

Medical Description

Supacef 1.5gm Inj is an antibiotic medicine used for severe bacterial infections. It contains Cefuroxime, which belongs to the cephalosporin class of antibiotic medicine. It works by inhibiting the ce
ll wall synthesis of bacteria, which ultimately results in the death of bacteria. Supacef 1.5gm Inj is used to treat various types of bacterial infections such as infection of the respiratory tract, soft tissue, urinary tract, ears, nose, and throat. This medicine will be given as an injection by a doctor or nurse in the hospital; do not self inject as this may be harmful to you.
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Uses of Supacef 1.5gm Inj

Supacef 1.5gm Inj is used to treat respiratory tract infections, soft tissue infections, and infections of the urinary tract, ears, nose, and throat.

Contraindications of Supacef 1.5gm Inj

  • If you are allergic to Cefuroxime or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • If you have a history of a severe allergic reaction to Penicillin, Monobactams, Carbapenems, or other Beta-Lactam antibiotics

Side effects of Supacef 1.5gm Inj

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Increased chances of fungal infections
  • Raised liver enzyme or white blood cells
  • Injection site inflammation that forms clot or block in the vein

Precautions and Warnings of Supacef 1.5gm Inj


Can I take Supacef 1.5gm Inj during pregnancy?
The effect of this medicine on the fetus is not known. Do not start this medication if you are pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Supacef 1.5gm Inj while breastfeeding?
  • Cefuroxime passes into breast milk in small quantities. Consume only if prescribed by your physician. Watch for diarrhoea in the breastfed baby.


Can I drive if I have taken Supacef 1.5gm Inj?
It may cause dizziness. Hence caution is advised during driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Supacef 1.5gm Inj?
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Supacef 1.5gm Inj.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience continuous diarrhoea. Immediately stop taking it and report to the hospital
  • You experience difficulty in breathing, rashes, swelling of the face or mouth after taking this medicine
  • You develop a rash with blisters and peeling of skin
  • You have kidney disease
  • You develop white patches in your mouth

Mode of Action of Supacef 1.5gm Inj

How Does It Work?

Supacef 1.5gm Inj works by stopping bacterial cell wall synthesis; the absence of bacterial cell wall results in the death of bacteria.

Directions for Use of Supacef 1.5gm Inj

  • Supacef 1.5gm Inj will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection
  • Do not self inject this medicine

Interactions of Supacef 1.5gm Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Do not take this medicine along with your acidity medicines.
  • It can cause the failure of contraceptive pills (OC pills). If you are taking the contraceptive pill while you are being treated with this medicine, you also need to use a barrier method of contracept
    ion (such as condoms).
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  • Medicines used to treat gout such as Probenecid) and medicines used to thin your blood, such as warfarin, should be used cautiously while treatment on Supacef 1.5gm Inj.

Storage and disposal of Supacef 1.5gm Inj

  • Store below 25°C, Protect if from direct sunlight
  • Keep it out of the reach of children

Dosage of Supacef 1.5gm Inj


Your doctor or nurse will give this injection; therefore, the chances of underdose or overdose are less likely. However, overdose symptoms may include damage to the brain, fits.

Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by your doctor or nurse on when the medicine 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 d
ose, inform them.
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Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: I am allergic to Amoxicillin. Can I take this medicine?

  • No, if you have an allergy to Amoxicillin, never take this medicine as it can result in an allergic reaction
  • Always inform your doctor about your allergies

Q: Can I stop taking Supacef 1.5gm Inj before the prescribed duration?

A: No, you must finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medication can make the infection harder to treat.

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Last Updated on: 15 Oct 2020 | 05:31 AM (IST)
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 and 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 of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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