Gencef 1gm Injection 1'S

Infection Rx required
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Mfr: Cadila Healthcare Ltd (Zydus) (Generics) Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.64.37

What is GENCEF 1GM?

  • GENCEF 1GM contains Cefotaxime which belongs to a group of medicines called cephalosporin
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
More Information

What GENCEF 1GM is used for?

It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections such as:

  • blood stream (septicaemia)
  • bones (osteomyelitis)
  • heart valves (endocartitis)
  • membranes covering the brain (meningitis)
  • lining of the abdomen (peritonitis) and to prevent and treat infections following surgical operations

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your Doctor, if you:

  • are allergic to any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have kidney problems
  • are on a low salt diet
  • are being treated for longer than 10 days
  • are going to have a blood transfusion
  • are diabetes
  • develop a severe skin reaction (Stevens-Johnson syndrome)
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • Your doctor will give the right dose based on your child’s age and body weight
  • Do not drive or operate any machines while taking this medicine as it may cause dizziness

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • drugs used to treat infections
  • furosemide or other strong diuretics (used to get rid of excess water from the body)
  • probenecid (used to prevent gout)
  • This medicine will be given by a doctor or nurse
  • It is usually injected intramuscularly (into a muscle) or given intravenously (into a vein) either by injection or infusion (drip)

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them

Serious
Common
Uncommon
Rare
Very Rare
  • allergic reactions such as rash, itching and fever
  • nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and diarrhoea
  • the injection site may be sore
  • over long periods include headaches, dizziness, anemia or other changes in the blood (which can cause sore throat and mouth ulcers or a tendency to bleed or bruise easily)
  • temporary changes in liver function, inflammation of the liver, kidney problems, jaundice, painful joints and thrush
  • inflammation of the inner lining of the colon (colitis)
  • swelling around the area of infection or inflammation of the vein
[UNCOMMON]
[RARE]
  • peeling skin, swelling of the face and difficulty breathing
Additional Information
Storage
[ADDITIONALINFORMATION]
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at a room temperature of 15-25ºC
Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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