Cefdin 1000 MG Injection

Manufactured byMarc Pharma
ContainsCeftazidime
Description

Cefdin 1000 MG Injection is a broad spectrum antibiotic which is used to treat infections caused by the bacteria in the brain, lungs, urinary tract and abdomen.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Cefdin 1000 MG Injection

  • Abdominal pain
  • Bloating
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Swelling and redness at the injection site
  • White patches in the mouth or on the tongue
  • Dizziness
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Yellow colored eyes or skin

Uses of Cefdin 1000 MG Injection

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bacterial Meningitis
  • Bacterial Septicemia
  • Intra-abdominal Infection
  • Pneumonia
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Pyelonephriits
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 hours for an intramuscular injection.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 3 to 6 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    Limited data is available on the use of Cefdin 1000 MG Injection in pregnant women. Use only if clearly needed when benefits overweigh the risk.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    Small amounts of this medicine is excreted through human breast milk. Use only if clearly needed when benefits overweigh the risk. Monitoring of undesired effects like diarrhea and thrush is necessary.

Allergy

Avoid if the patient has a known allergy to Cefdin 1000 MG Injection or any other Beta-lactam antibiotics like penicillins and cephalosporins.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Limited data is available on the use of Cefdin 1000 MG Injection in pregnant women. Use only if clearly needed when benefits overweigh the risk.

Breast-feeding

Small amounts of this medicine is excreted through human breast milk. Use only if clearly needed when benefits overweigh the risk. Monitoring of undesired effects like diarrhea and thrush is necessary.
General warnings

Allergy

Avoid if you have a known allergy to Cefdin 1000 MG Injection or Beta-lactam Antibiotics like penicillins and cephalosporins. Seek immediate medical attention if the patient experiences any allergic symptoms like rash, itching, nausea, vomiting and swelling of lips, hands or feet.

Drug-resistance

Usage of Cefdin 1000 MG Injection without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that is drug resistant.

Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea

Avoid if you experience severe diarrhea after receiving Cefdin 1000 MG Injection. As antibiotic therapy will cause an imbalance in the normal microbial flora in the large intestine which promotes the growth of bacteria called clostridium difficile.

Impaired kidney function

Use with caution if you have a preexisting kidney disease. Appropriate dose adjustments are to be made based of CrCl or eGFR.

Neurotoxicity

Cefdin 1000 MG Injection may increase the risk of serious adverse effects like encephalopathy, seizures, and nonconvulsive status epilepticus. These reactions may occur in the patient with impaired kidney function with no proper dose adjustment.

Missed Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Amikacin

Ethinyl Estradiol

Cholera Vaccine

Furosemide

Cyclosporine

Disease interactions

Impaired kidney function

The blood concentration of intravenous Cefdin 1000 MG Injection may increase in the patients suffering from any kidney disease. Suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the severity of the condition. Frequent monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary.

Colitis

Avoid if you experience severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, and blood in stools after taking Cefdin 1000 MG Injection. Inform the doctor if you have any gastrointestinal diseases. Drink adequate amount of water to prevent dehydration.

Seizure disorders

Use with caution if you have any seizure disorder or a family history of seizures. Appropriate dose adjustments are to be made if you have a kidney disease. Discontinue if seizure is due to Cefdin 1000 MG Injection. Start with appropriate anticonvulsant medicine if it is clinically indicated.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Make sure that the medicine is dissolved properly. Do not take if any particulate matter is visible. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking before completion of course.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Cefdin 1000 MG Injection is a broad spectrum antibiotic. It works by interfering with the bacterial cell wall synthesis.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Third generation cephalosporins

Schedule

Schedule H

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Prescribing medicines in pregnancy database [Internet]. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). 2017 [cited 31 March 2017]. Available from:

https://www.tga.gov.au/prescribing-medicines-pregnancy-database#searchname

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