Kephazon 2gm Injection
UNI-UNITED BIOTECH PVT. LTD.
Kephazon 2gm Injection belongs to the group of medicines called antibiotics used to treat various bacterial infections such as respiratory tract (lungs) infection, urine infection, blood infection, meningitis (inflammation of the brain and spinal cord), gonorrhoea (sexually transmitted disease), skin, abdominal, bone, and joint infections. Bacterial infections are caused due to the multiplication of harmful bacteria inside or on the body. Infectious or harmful bacteria can make you sick and reproduce quickly in your body. These harmful bacteria produce chemicals known as toxins, which can damage tissue and make you sick. Kephazon 2gm Injection does not work against infections caused by the virus, including cold and flu.
Kephazon 2gm Injection is a combination of two antibiotics, namely: Cefoperazone (cephalosporin antibiotic) and sulbactam (beta-lactamase inhibitor). Cefoperazone works by preventing the formation of bacterial cell covering, which is necessary for their survival. Thereby, kills the bacteria. On the other hand, sulbactam works by decreasing bacterial resistance and enhancing the activity of cefoperazone against the bacteria. Together, Kephazon 2gm Injection helps to treat bacterial infections.
Take Kephazon 2gm Injection as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take Kephazon 2gm Injection for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical conditions. You may experience diarrhoea, allergic reaction, abnormal liver function tests, and anaemia (low number of red blood cells). Most of these side effects of Kephazon 2gm Injection do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
Before starting Kephazon 2gm Injection, please inform your doctor if you have any allergy (against any antibiotic), kidney or liver problems. Do not take Kephazon 2gm Injection on your own as self-medication may lead to antibiotic-resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections. Consult your doctor before taking Kephazon 2gm Injection if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy. Avoid taking Kephazon 2gm Injection if you are breastfeeding as Kephazon 2gm Injection may pass into breast milk. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Kephazon 2gm Injection to prevent unpleasant side-effects.
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After taking Kephazon 2gm Injection if you have allergy-like symptoms including rash, swelling of the face/lips/throat, difficulty in breathing, or tightness in the chest, immediately contact your doctor. Do not take Kephazon 2gm Injection if you have an allergy to Kephazon 2gm Injection, cephalosporins penicillin class of antibiotics as it may cause a skin rash, itching, and difficulty in breathing. People having liver disease or jaundice (yellowing of skin/eye) should not take Kephazon 2gm Injection, as it can damage your liver severely. You may have diarrhoea in some cases which can be managed by taking it with any probiotics and plenty of fluids. Do not take antacids along with Kephazon 2gm Injection; maintain a gap of 2-3 hours between both. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Kephazon 2gm Injection to prevent unpleasant side-effects. Kephazon 2gm Injection 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.
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Kephazon 2gm Injection as it cause increased side effects.
Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, your doctor will prescribe Kephazon 2gm Injection only if the benefits outweigh the risks.
A small amount of Kephazon 2gm Injection may pass into breast milk. Avoid taking Kephazon 2gm Injection if you are breastfeeding unless prescribed.
Kephazon 2gm Injection may cause dizziness in some people, so it may affect your ability to drive.
Dose adjustment may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking Kephazon 2gm Injection if you have liver impairment/liver disease.
Dose adjustment may be needed. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this or if you have kidney impairment/kidney disease before taking Kephazon 2gm Injection.
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No, do not stop taking Kephazon 2gm Injection before completing the full course of treatment. You may start feeling better before the infection is completely cured. But, it is important to take this medicine for the full duration advised by your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you do not feel better even after finishing the full course of treatment. You must also inform your doctor if the symptoms get worse while using this medicine.
Usually, Kephazon 2gm Injection starts working soon after taking it. Though, it may take a few days to kill all the dangerous bacteria and make you feel better.
Kephazon 2gm Injection may cause Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea (CDAD). Treatment with antibiotics alters the normal flora leading to overgrowth of Clostridium difficile; this causes diarrhoea. Drink lots of fluids and eat food rich in fibre if you experience diarrhoea. If you find blood in stools (tarry stools) or if you experience prolonged diarrhoea with abdominal pain, stop taking Kephazon 2gm Injection and consult your doctor. Do not take anti-diarrheal medicine on your own.
Yes, Kephazon 2gm Injection is known to cause stomach upset. To avoid these side effects please take Kephazon 2gm Injection with a meal. Also, Kephazon 2gm Injection should be taken at evenly spaced intervals to avoid any unpleasant side effects and for best results.
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1 Injection in 1 Vial