Supacef 250mg Injection

  • Manufacturer : Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • Composition : Cefuroxime 250mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Bacterial infections (Ear; Nose; Throat; GU Tract; Respiratory Tract; Skin)
  • Estimated Price : 63.50 For 1 Injection Vial

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Uses of Supacef 250mg Injection

Supacef 250mg Injection is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial infections (Ear, Nose, Throat, GU Tract, Respiratory Tract, Skin)

Side effects of Supacef 250mg Injection

The most common side effects of Supacef 250mg 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 Supacef 250mg Injection

Do not use Supacef 250mg Injection if you are allergic to - Cefuroxime

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Supacef 250mg 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 Supacef 250mg Injection works

Supacef 250mg Injection contains - Cefuroxime

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

Dosage of Supacef 250mg Injection

The dosage of Supacef 250mg 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 Supacef 250mg Injection

If you forget to take a dose of Supacef 250mg 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.

Overdose symptoms - Seizure (Abnormal electrical activity in the brain)

Onset of Action Supacef 250mg Injection

Time taken to show the effect of the drug: Oral dose 1 to 2 hours, intramuscular dose 15 to 60 minutes, intravenous dose 2 to 5 minutes.

Duration of Action Supacef 250mg Injection

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 4 to 8 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

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  • Alcohol Not found any harmful side effects with alcohol consumption. However; consult your doctor before consumption.

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  • Pregnancy It is safe to take this medicine during pregnancy. However; consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Breastfeeding This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

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  • Driving Information is not available right now; please consult your doctor.

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  • Kidney This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Liver This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

... Frequently Asked Questions About Supacef 250mg Injection

Q.1) Can I buy Supacef 250mg Injection without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Supacef 250mg Injection. Q.2) What are the usages of Supacef 250mg Injection? Ans. Supacef 250mg Injection is used to treat Bacterial infections (Ear, Nose, Throat, GU Tract, Respiratory Tract, Skin). Q.3) How to use Supacef 250mg Injection? Ans. It is usually taken every 4-8 hours a day with or without food. Please Consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Q.4) How does Supacef 250mg Injection work? Ans. Supacef 250mg Injection contains Cefuroxime. Cefuroxime interferes with bacterial cell wall synthesis by inhibiting the final step in the crosslinking of peptidoglycan strands. Peptidoglycan makes the cell membrane rigid and protective. Without it, bacterial cells rupture and die. Q.5) Is Supacef 250mg Injection safe to use? Ans. It is safe to use Supacef 250mg Injection if you are not allergic to antibiotics and Cefuroxime. To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. Q.6) What are the side effects of Supacef 250mg Injection? Ans. The common side effects of Supacef 250mg Injection are Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache. Q.7) Is Supacef 250mg Injection banned in India? Ans. Supacef 250mg Injection is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Supacef 250mg Injection? Ans. Any harmful side effects with consumption of alcohol are not found. However; please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Supacef 250mg Injection. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Supacef 250mg Injection last? Ans. Effect of Supacef 250mg Injection lasts for an average of 4-8 hours.

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Interaction

Drug :- aminoglycosides, loop diuretics: Increased risk of nephrotoxicity.

antacids, H2-receptor antagonists, omeprazole: Decreased cefuroxime axetil absorption.

probenecid: Increased and prolonged blood cefuroxime level.

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