Mego 1000 MG Injection

Manufactured byGufic Bioscience Ltd.
ContainsVancomycin
Description

Mego 1000 MG Injection is a bactericidal antibiotic. It is used in the treatment of infection of the intestine, blood, heart, and bone. Only the oral form of this medicine is used to treat colitis. Rapid intravenous infusion of this medicine may lower the blood pressure.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Mego 1000 MG Injection

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Mego 1000 MG Injection

  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Fever
  • Back pain
  • Drowsiness
  • Changes in urine frequency
  • Skin rash
  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache
  • Bitter taste
  • Excessive air or gas in stomach

Uses of Mego 1000 MG Injection

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bacterial Septicemia
  • Endocarditis
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Skin and Soft tissue infections
  • Surgical prophylaxis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed immediately after intravenous infusion,
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 to 24 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 have been reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use during breastfeeding unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

Allergy

Not recommended in the patients allergic to Mego 1000 MG Injection.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use during breastfeeding unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.
General warnings

Hearing problem

Excessive intravenous doses of this medicine may alter the hearing ability. Any symptoms of the hearing problem should be reported to the doctor.

Impaired kidney function

This medicine may increase the risk of kidney injury, especially in the elderly population. The dose of this medicine should be adjusted based on the CrCl. Any signs and symptoms of kidney injury like fluid accumulation, weight gain should be reported to the doctor.

Drug-resistance

Usage of Mego 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.

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

Metformin

Ethinyl Estradiol

Cholera Vaccine

Ketorolac

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Mego 1000 MG Injection as instructed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised. Drink adequate amount of water to prevent the irritation in the intestine. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting the doctor.
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
It works by inhibiting the growth of the bacteria by interfering with the bacterial cell wall synthesis
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Glycopeptide antibiotics

Schedule

Schedule H

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