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Supacef 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

Supacef 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

By GLAXOSMITHKLINE PHARMA
1 Powder For Injection(s) in Dry Vial
334.12*
MRP 417.65
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Supacef 1.5 G Description

Supacef 1.5gm Powder for injection 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 cell wall synthesis of bacteria, which ultimately results in the death of bacteria. Supacef 1.5gm Powder for injection 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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Product Summary

Offer Price₹334.12
You Save₹83.53 (20% on MRP)
ContainsCefuroxime(1.5 G)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsNausea, diarrhoea, headache, dizziness
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
molecules
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uses

Uses of Supacef 1.5 G

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

Contraindications of Supacef 1.5 G

  • 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
sideEffects

Side effects of Supacef 1.5 G

  • 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
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Supacef 1.5 G

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Supacef 1.5gm Powder for injection during pregnancy?
A:
The effect of this medicine on the fetus is not known. Do not start this medication if you are pregnant.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Supacef 1.5gm Powder for injection?
A:
It may cause dizziness. Hence caution is advised during driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Supacef 1.5gm Powder for injection?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Supacef 1.5gm Powder for injection.
otherGeneralWarnings

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
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Mode of Action of Supacef 1.5 G

How Does It Work?

Supacef 1.5gm Powder for injection works by stopping bacterial cell wall synthesis; the absence of bacterial cell wall results in the death of bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Supacef 1.5 G

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

Interactions of Supacef 1.5 G

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...
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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 Powder for injection.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Supacef 1.5 G

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

Dosage of Supacef 1.5 G

Overdose

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...
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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: 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 Powder for injection 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.

Q: What is the indication of Inj. Supacef?

A: Inj Supacef is indicated for the treatment of respiratory tract infections, soft tissue infections and infections of the urinary tract, ears, nose and throat.

Q: What are the contents present in inj. Supacef?

A: The content present in inj. Supacef is cefuroxime, which belongs to the cephalosporin class of antibiotic medicine.

Q: How does Inj. Supacef act?

A: Inj Supacef works by stopping bacterial cell wall synthesis; the absence of bacterial cell wall results in the death of bacteria.
Product Details
Brand
SUPACEF
Expires on or After
30/01/2024
Last Updated on: 05 May 2022 | 04:11 PM (IST)
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