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Zefon 250mg Injection

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
17.85*
MRP 21.00
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Zefon 250 MG Description

Zefon 250mg Inj 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 t

issues. Zefon 250mg Inj contains ceftriaxone as its active ingredient. Ceftriaxone acts by killing the infection-causing bacteria. Zefon 250mg Inj 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.

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Product Summary

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ContainsCeftriaxone(250.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsPain and itching at injection site, diarrhea
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uses

Uses of Zefon 250 MG

Zefon 250mg Inj is used to treat bacterial infection of the brain, lungs, airways, stomach, urinary tract, bone, joints, blood, skin and soft tissues.
contraindications

Contraindications of Zefon 250 MG

  • If you are allergic to ceftriaxone or any other ingredients of the Zefon 250mg Inj .
  • 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Zefon 250 MG

  • Injection site pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Rashes
  • Irregular blood cell count
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Zefon 250 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zefon 250mg Inj during pregnancy?
A:
The safety of Zefon 250mg Inj is not fully established in human pregnancy. It can be used in pregnant women only if clearly needed. Consult your doctor immediately if you become pregnant while receving treatment with this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zefon 250mg Inj while breastfeeding?
A:
Zefon 250mg Inj passes in breast milk in small quantities and has no or negligible effects on the breastfed baby. However, the baby should be closely monitored for the side effects such as diarrhoea, thrush or fungal infection of the mouth.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Zefon 250mg Inj ?
A:
You may feel dizzy after taking Zefon 250mg Inj . Thus, be cautious/avoid driving after taking this injection.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have taken Zefon 250mg Inj ?
A:
No known interaction with alcohol. If you consume alcohol often, discuss it with your doctor. Long term use of alcohol can weaken your immune system and can make you more prone to get infected.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • 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 Zefon 250mg Inj while going for a lab test, as it may interfere with the lab tests.
  • Before Zefon 250mg Inj is administered to your child, let the doctor know if your child has been given a product containing calcium into their vein.
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Mode of Action of Zefon 250 MG

How Does It Work?

Ceftriaxone in Zefon 250mg Inj works by stopping the formation of cell wall of the bacteria and thus killing the bacteria which causes infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zefon 250 MG

Zefon 250mg Inj will be given in the hospital or clinic by your doctor or nurse as an injection. This is not meant for self adminstration. Follow any aftercare instructions given by your doctor or ...
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interactions

Interactions of Zefon 250 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Zefon 250mg 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 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, i...
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  • Blood thinners can increase the risk of bleeding. Hence, inform your doctor about it, dose adjustment may be required.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zefon 250 MG

  • Store Zefon 250mg Inj 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

Dosage of Zefon 250 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Zefon 250mg Inj is less likely as it is given by an expert medical professional. However, if you experience dizziness, fever, chills and upset stomach immediately after taking this inj...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by your doctor or nurse as to when Zefon 250mg Inj should be given to you. Thus, it is unlikely that any dose of this injection will be missed. However, if you think your doctor...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Zefon 250mg Inj if I feel better after taking a few injections?

A: No, you should always take the full course of antibiotics, as failing that may decrease the effectiveness of treatment and will increase the resistance of bacteria. Inform your doctor before you stop the treatment with Zefon 250mg Inj .

Q: What other disease conditions should I discuss with my doctor before taking Zefon 250mg Inj ?

A: You should discuss with your doctor if you are on any other medication, if you have any stomach, kidney or liver disease, if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding before starting Zefon 250mg Inj .

Q: Can I take Zefon 250mg Inj at home or on my own?

A: No, Zefon 250mg Inj should only be taken if prescribed by a doctor under medical supervision.

Q: Can we give Zefon 250mg Inj during dengue?

A: No, Zefon 250mg Inj is an antibiotic and should not be given in dengue. Dengue fever happens due to a viral infection and antibiotic is not effective against viruses.

Q: Does Zefon 250mg Inj work for viruses?

A: No, Zefon 250mg Inj is an antibiotic and effective only against bacterial infections.

Q: How is Zefon 250mg Inj given?

A: Zefon 250mg Inj will be given to you by a doctor in a clinic/hospital, this medicine should not be self adminstered. The dose and duration will be decided by your doctor after careful assessment of the condition you are being treated and other parameters. Follow any aftercare instruction given by your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
ZEFON
Expires on or After
08/03/2023
Last Updated on: 05 May 2022 | 12:22 AM (IST)
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