What is MONOCEF 1GM?
MONOCEF 1GM contains ceftriaxone which belongs to a group of medicines called cephalosporin
What MONOCEF 1GM is used for?
It is used to treat infections of the,
Brain (meningitis), lungs, blood and heart
Abdomen and abdominal wall (peritonitis)
Urinary tract and kidneys
Bones and joints
Skin or soft tissues
It can be given to treat,
Sexually transmitted infections (gonorrhoea and syphilis)
Patients with low white blood cell counts (neutropenia) who have fever due to bacterial infection
Infections of the chest in adults with chronic bronchitis
Lyme disease (caused by tick bites) in adults and children including newborn babies from 15 days of age
Infections during surgery
Tell your doctor if you are taking,
Aminoglycosides (used to treat infections)
Chloramphenicol (used to treat infections, particularly of the eyes)
Keep this medicine out of reach of children
Store at a room temperature of 15-25’C
Monocef 1gm Injection may also be used to prevent infections during surgery. It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you. This medicine will be given to you regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the returning or worsening of infection.
The most common side effects of this medicine include diarrhea, rash, and changes in liver function tests and blood cell counts. Some people may develop temporary redness or pain at the site of injection. These side effects are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or do not go away.
Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.
USES OF MONOCEF INJECTION
- Treatment of Bacterial infections
BENEFITS OF MONOCEF INJECTION
In Treatment of Bacterial infections
SIDE EFFECTS OF MONOCEF INJECTION
Common side effects of Monocef
- Abnormal liver function tests
HOW TO USE MONOCEF INJECTION
HOW MONOCEF INJECTION WORKS
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Dose adjustment of Injection is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.