Lactagard 1000mg/500mg Injection

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:22 am

Lactagard 1000mg/500mg Injection

Uses of Lactagard 1000mg/500mg Injection

Lactagard 1000mg/500mg Injection is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial Infections

Side effects of Lactagard 1000mg/500mg Injection

The most common side effects of Lactagard 1000mg/500mg Injection are – Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Lactagard 1000mg/500mg Injection

Do not use Lactagard 1000mg/500mg Injection if you are allergic to – Cefoperazone, Sulbactam

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Lactagard 1000mg/500mg Injection.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Lactagard 1000mg/500mg Injection works

Lactagard 1000mg/500mg Injection contains – Cefoperazone, Sulbactam

Cefoperazone interferes with bacterial cell wall synthesis by inhibiting the final step in the crosslinking of peptidoglycan strands. Peptidoglycan makes cell membranes rigid and protective. Without it, bacterial cells rupture and die.

Dosage of Lactagard 1000mg/500mg Injection

The dosage of Lactagard 1000mg/500mg Injection depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Lactagard 1000mg/500mg Injection

If you forget to take a dose of Lactagard 1000mg/500mg Injection, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

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Pregnancy

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Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

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Liver

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Magnex Forte 1.5gm Injection  ( Pfizer Ltd. )

663.39  1 Injection Vial Tablets Strip

Cegava 1000 mg/500 mg Injection  ( Biocon )

302.20  1 Injection Vial Tablets Strip

Viatran 1000 mg/500 mg Injection  ( Cipla Ltd. )

477.50  1 Injection Vial Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- aminoglycosides, loop diuretics: Increased risk of nephrotoxicity oral anticoagulants, other drugs that affect blood clotting: Increased anticoagulant effect.

Activity :- alcohol use: Disulfiram-like reaction.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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