Oframax 1 gm Inj.
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|Generic Name||Ceftriaxone Sod|
|Manufacturer||Nitin Lifesciences Ltd|
About the drug:
Ceftriaxone Sodium is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Oframax Injection. Ceftriaxone belong to a cephalosporins group of medicines. It has broad spectrum activity against Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria. In most cases, it is considered to be equivalent to cefotaxime in terms of safety and efficacy
It is an antibiotic drug that acts as an anti- bacterial agent, used in adults and children to treat mild to severe bacterial infections. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections
Uses of the drug:
Oframax is used to treat various bacterial infections such as gonorrhea, pelvic inflammatory disease, middle ear infection, meningitis (inflammation of the covering of the brain), and infections of the lungs, ears, skin, urinary tract, blood, bones and joints and typhoid. Ceftriaxone injection is also sometimes given before certain types of surgery to prevent infections that may develop after the operation.
Working of the drug:
Oframax contains Ceftriaxone Sodium as a active drug. It belongs to a group of medicines called cephalosporins, which is a Beta-lactam antibiotic. It works by exerting its effect on target cell wall proteins that causes the inhibition of the cell wall synthesis and leads to the death of the bacteria which is responsible for the infection.
Oframax is manufactured by Ranbaxy, India. The drug is available on our website. To buy Oframax Injection – 1 gm online, visit alldaychemist.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of sterile injection under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Oframax Injection – 1 gm
- Monocef Injection – 250 mg
- Monocef Injection – 500 mg
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
- Are allergic to this active ingredient Ceftriaxone Sodium or any other ingredients of the medicine
- Have had a severe allergic reaction to any other antibiotic for e.g penicillins
- Are allergic to lidocaine and you are to be given Ceftriaxone as an injection into a muscle.
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
- Are breastfeeding woman
Tell your doctor if you:
- Have recently received or are about to receive products that contain calcium
- Have a gastrointestinal disorder or you have recently had diarrhoea after having an antibiotic medicine
- Have severe liver or kidney problems
- Have kidney stones
- Have diabetes
- Have haemolyticanaemia
How much to take the drug?
The dosage depends upon your age, weight, medical condition and your response to the treatment. Therefore, your doctor will decide the dose. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not double the dose.
How to take the drug?
The drug is available in the form of aInjection. Ceftriaxone is usually given by a doctor or a nurse. It can be given as a drip as an intravenous infusion or as an injection directly into a vein or into a muscle. Your doctor will decide the dose according to your condition.
For how long to take it?
Your doctor will decide the dose and for how long it is to be given to a patient. Use this medication as per your doctor’s direction or prescription only.
In case of an overdose, get emergency medical attention or call the doctor immediately.
If you miss a dose of Ceftriaxone, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
Side effects of the drug:
Diarrhea, swelling and redness along a vein, pain, red raised skin rash which may be itchiness,burning, swelling or inflammation at the injection site are the common side effects of Ceftriaxone. If any of these effects continuimg for a long time, contact your doctor right away.
Ceftriaxone may rarely cause serious side effects such as, heartburn, bloody stools, stomach pain and bloating, fever and rash, headache, allergy, and flushing.
Common drug interactions:
You must share in advance with your doctor, the list of all medications which you may be using, especially these ones: aminoglycoside, chloramphenicol, Disulfiram, and Furosemide. However, this is incomplete information as mentioning all the details here is quite difficult for this drug. There may be other medications that show drug interactions. Never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
Things to remember:
- Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if someone is having a similar symptoms
- Do not use this medication for any other disease without consulting with the doctor
- In case you do not feel comfortable after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately
- Do not freeze the medicine and store the medicine at room temperature