Unitrax 1gm Injection
Unitrax 1 G Description
Unitrax Injection is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections such as infection of brain, lungs, ear, stomach, urinary tract, joints, blood, skin and soft
tissues. Unitrax Injection contains ceftriaxone as its active ingredient. Ceftriaxone acts by killing the infection-causing bacteria. Unitrax Injection is given/adminstered in healthcare set up under supervision of a registered medical practitioner. The dose and duration for thetreatment will be decided by your doctor after careful assessment of your condition. Tell your doctor about your complete medical history before initiating the treatment.
Uses of Unitrax 1 G
Contraindications of Unitrax 1 G
- If you are allergic to ceftriaxone or any other ingredients of the Unitrax Injection.
- If you are allergic to antibiotics from class cephalosporin, penicillins, monobactams and carbapenems. If you are not sure about which are these medicines ask your doctor.
- This injection should not be used in prematured babies, newborn suffering from jaundice or receiving calcium intravenously.
Side effects of Unitrax 1 G
- Injection site pain
- Irregular blood cell count
Precautions and Warnings of Unitrax 1 G
Other General Warnings
- You have kidney or liver disease or kidney stones.
- You are suffering from gallstones (stones in the gallbladder), anaemia (decreased red blood cells).
- You are on a low sodium diet.
- You have inflammation or swelling in any part of your bowel.
- You have stomach disease or you have experienced diarrhoea after taking antibiotics.
- You have taken any medicine or supplement containing calcium recently.
- You should let the doctor, or the laboratory person know that you are using Unitrax Injection while going for a lab test, as it may interfere with the lab tests.
- Before Unitrax Injection is administered to your child, let the doctor know if your child has been given a product containing calcium into their vein.
Mode of Action of Unitrax 1 G
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Unitrax 1 G
Interactions of Unitrax 1 G
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way the Unitrax Injection 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 interactions.
- 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, immunomodulatory medicines or medicines for brain-related disorders....
- Blood thinners can increase the risk of bleeding. Hence, inform your doctor about it, dose adjustment may be required.
Storage and disposal of Unitrax 1 G
- Store Unitrax Injection below 30°C, protect it from light.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
- Any unused portion should be discarded properly.
Dosage of Unitrax 1 G
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I stop taking Unitrax Injection if I feel better after taking a few injections?
Q: What other disease conditions should I discuss with my doctor before taking Unitrax Injection?
Q: Can I take Unitrax Injection at home or on my own?
Q: Can we give Unitrax Injection during dengue?
Q: Does Unitrax Injection work for viruses?
Q: How is Unitrax Injection given?
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