FAQs ABOUT NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION
What is the use of NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION?
NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION is used to treat severe life-threatening bacterial infections affecting various parts of the body such as respiratory tract, urinary tract, genital tract, skin and soft tissues, stomach, biliary tract, blood (sepsis), brain and bones and joints. It can also be used prophylactically to prevent bacterial infections following surgery or after any wounds or burns. It also treats and prevents bacterial infections among immune compromised patients.
How NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION works in my body?
NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION kills the susceptible bacteria by stopping protein synthesis in the bacterial cell which is essential for it to survive. It can also remain unaffected by the toxic proteins produced by the bacteria. Therefore, it destroys the susceptible bacteria and prevents it from further growth and multiplication which reduces the severity of the infection.
Can NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION be used in patients with kidney problems?
NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before receiving it.
How NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION is administered?
NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into the vein (intravenously) or into the muscles (intramuscularly).
For how long should I take NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION?
Take NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION for the stipulated duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip the medicine or stop receiving it on your own as it may cause the infection to become severe.
Can NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION be given to pregnant women?
NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION should be used in pregnant women only if considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before receiving it.
What precautions should I follow while receiving NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION?
Before receiving NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION inform your doctor if you have any kidney problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have parkinsonism or any muscle problems (myasthenia gravis) as a precaution. Do not receive NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION without consulting your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Continue to receive NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION for the stipulated duration instructed by your doctor to achieve better control over infection. Failing to do so may worsen your existing condition.
What are the common side effects of receiving NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION?
The most common side effects of receiving NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION are swelling and irritation at the site of injection, problems in hearing or balance, headache, nausea, vomiting and weakness. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.
Can I stop receiving NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION once my symptoms subside?
Do not stop receiving NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION once your symptoms subside. It is important to take the full course of NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION to achieve better results. Failing to complete the full course of the therapy or skipping doses in between the therapy may not result in adequate infection control. It may also cause your symptoms to reappear.
Can the use of NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION cause diarrhea?
NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION may cause diarrhea in some individuals. If you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of fluids, such as water or fruit juice to keep yourself hydrated. Consuming ORS can also be beneficial. Do not consume any medicine on your own without consulting your doctor. If your diarrhea worsens contact your doctor immediately.
What kind of infections that NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION can treat?
NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION is an antibiotic. It is used to treat infections caused by bacteria. It can treat bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, urinary tract, genital tract, stomach, brain, blood, skin or soft tissues and bones and joints. It can also be used to prevent bacterial infections following surgery or after any wounds or burns.
Is NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION a steroid?
No. NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION is an antibiotic and not a steroid medicine.
Can NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION treat viral infections?
No. NETROMAX 300MG INJECTION cannot treat viral infections. It treats only bacterial infections. It acts by killing the susceptible bacteria which are responsible for causing infections, and therefore not effective against any viral infections.