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Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's

Manufacturer/Marketer

Mediarka Life Sciences Pvt Ltd

Consume Type

PARENTERAL

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Product Details

About Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's

Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's belongs to the group of cephalosporin antibiotics used to treat bacterial infections of the brain, lungs, middle ear, abdomen, urinary tract, kidneys, bones, joints, skin, soft tissues, blood, heart, chest, lime disease (caused by tick bites), and gonorrhoea (sexually transmitted disease). Bacterial infections are caused due to the multiplication of harmful bacteria inside or on the body.

Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's contains 'Ceftriaxone', which works by interfering with the formation of bacterial cell wall, thereby kills the bacteria. Thus, Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's helps in treating bacterial infection.

In some cases, Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's may cause side-effects such as diarrhoea, rashes, changes in results of blood and liver tests, and abnormalities (increase/decrease) in the number of white blood cells and platelets. Although not everybody experiences these side effects, if they occur consult your doctor.

Talk to your doctor before taking Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's if you have/had received calcium-containing products recently, had diarrhoea after taking antibiotics, inflammation of the bowel, kidney stones, or any other illness. Do not take antacids along with Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's; maintain a gap of 2-3 hours between both. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's may cause dizziness, so be cautious while driving. Avoid alcohol consumption to prevent unpleasant side-effects.

Uses of Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's

Bacterial infections

Medicinal Benefits

Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's belongs to the group of antibiotic medicines called cephalosporins used to treat bacterial infections of the brain, lungs, middle ear, abdomen, urinary tract, kidneys, bones, joints, skin, soft tissues, blood, heart, chest, lime disease (caused by tick bites), and gonorrhoea (sexually transmitted disease). Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is effective against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, aerobic and some anaerobic bacteria. Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's works by preventing the formation of bacterial cell covering, which is necessary for their survival. Thereby, kills the bacteria and helps in treating and preventing the spread of infections.

Directions for Use

Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's will be administered by a healthcare professional. Do not self-administer.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's

  • Diarrhoea
  • Rashes
  • Changes in results of blood and liver tests
  • Abnormalities (increase/decrease) in the number of white blood cells and platelets

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Before starting Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's, please inform your doctor if you are allergic to any of the components in Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's or against any antibiotic. Talk to your doctor if you have/had received calcium-containing products recently, had diarrhoea after taking antibiotics, inflammation of the bowel, kidney stones, or any other illness. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's to prevent unpleasant side effects. Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's may cause dizziness, so be cautious while driving. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking and about your health condition to rule out any unpleasant side-effects.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's may interact with a diuretic (furosemide) and antibiotic (chloramphenicol).

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor if you have colitis (inflammation in the lining of the colon), hyperbilirubinemia (excess bilirubin in the blood), gall bladder disease, pancreatitis, seizures, kidney or liver disease.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • FUROSEMIDE
  • CHLORAMPHENICOL
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      caution

      Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's to prevent unpleasant side-effects.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      caution

      Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant; your doctor will prescribe Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      caution

      Please consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding; your doctor will prescribe Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      caution

      Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's may cause dizziness, do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel dizzy.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Dose adjustment may be needed. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this or if you have liver impairment/liver disease.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Dose adjustment may be needed. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this or if you have kidney impairment/kidney disease.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      safe if prescribed

      Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's is safe for children if prescribed by a doctor. Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's is not recommended for a premature baby, or a newborn baby who has jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Antibiotics can alter the useful bacteria in the stomach, which help in digestion. Therefore, you are advised to take foods rich in probiotics such as yoghurt/curd, kefir, sauerkraut, tempeh, kimchi, miso, kombucha, buttermilk, natto and cheese.
    • Eat fibre-rich food like whole grains, beans, lentils, berries, broccoli, peas and bananas.
    • Avoid foods rich in calcium, grapefruit and grapefruit juice as they might hinder the absorption of antibiotics.
    • Avoid consumption of alcohol and usage of tobacco.

    Special Advise

    • Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's might affect the result of diagnostic tests like Coombs’ test (a test for some blood problems), galactosaemia (an abnormal build-up of the sugar galactose), and glucose tests. So tell your doctor that you are taking Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's before undergoing these tests.
    • Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's must not be mixed or administered simultaneously with calcium-containing solutions, including total parenteral nutrition.

    Other Information (CEF1454)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Bacterial infection: A bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria enter, multiply, and infect the body. Harmful bacteria produce chemicals known as toxins, which can damage tissue and cause illness. They can target any body part and multiply very quickly. Symptoms include fever, chills, and fatigue. Anyone can become infected with a bacterial infection. But, people with a weak immune system or taking immunosuppressive medicine are more prone to bacterial infection.

    FAQs

    Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's works by preventing the formation of bacterial cell covering, which is necessary for their survival. Thereby, kills the bacteria and helps in treating and preventing the spread of infections.

    Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's may cause dizziness, so drive only if you are alert and omit driving and operating machinery if you experience dizziness.

    Diarrhoea might be a side-effect of Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's. Drink lots of fluids and eat non-spicy food if you experience diarrhoea. If you find blood in stools (tarry stools) or if you experience severe diarrhoea, consult your doctor. Do not take anti-diarrheal medicine on your own.

    Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's may affect the results of urine tests for sugar and blood test known as coomb’s test (antiglobulin test). Inform the person performing the tests that you are taking Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's.

    Do not take antacids along with Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's; maintain a gap of 2-3 hours between both. However, consult your doctor before taking other medicines while on treatment with Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's.

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    Cefarka-S 1.5 gm Injection 1's

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    Provide Delivery Location

    Vial

    1

    1 Injection in 1 Vial