FLOXAPEN 500mg Injection

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Floxacillin (Na):500mg | Penicillins


Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient:
Drug Strength: 500mg
Drug Form : Injection

Alternate brands of FLOXAPEN 500mg Injection

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XUNIZA 500mg Capsule 10s  112.00 You will pay -112 more
A-FLOX 500mg Injection 5x1s  385.00 You will pay -385 more
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Manufactured / Marketed By : GSK Product Form : InjectionPack Size : 0Ingredients : Floxacillin (Na):500mgGeneric Category : Penicillins

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How it works

FLOXAPEN 500mg Injection works by killing the bacteria causing the infection.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for FLOXAPEN 500mg Injection

  • Stomach discomfort and pain
  • Skin Rash
  • Weakness and general discomfort
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Headache

Uses of FLOXAPEN 500mg Injection

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bacterial infections

    This medicine is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the skin, bone, joint, heart, blood, lungs, throat, nose, ear, bladder, etc. caused by susceptible bacteria. It is also be used to prevent infections during major surgical procedures.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

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

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to FLOXAPEN 500mg Injection or any other antibiotic of the penicillin or cephalosporin group.

  • Jaundice or hepatic dysfunction

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of Fluwell 500 Capsule associated jaundice or liver impairment.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Liver impairment

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

  • Kidney impairment

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with an impaired kidney function due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea

    Discontinue the use of this medicine as per the doctor's instructions if severe diarrhea occurs after receiving this medicine. This medicine may cause an imbalance in the microbial flora of the large intestine, decreasing the gut-friendly bacteria and promoting the growth of a bacteria called Clostridium difficile, resulting in severe diarrhea.

  • Drug-resistance

    Usage of this medicine 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 are drug resistant.

  • Hypersensitivity reactions

    This medicine may cause serious and occasionally fatal hypersensitivity reactions including anaphylactic shock in some patients. This risk is especially high in patients with a history of sensitivity to multiple allergens. If an anaphylactic reaction occurs, the treatment should be discontinued immediately and appropriate corrective measures should be undertaken.

  • Sodium restricted patients

    This medicine contains sodium and therefore it should be used carefully in patients requiring sodium restriction (patients with congestive heart failure, hypertension, fluid retention, etc). Close monitoring of electrolytes levels and vital signs may be necessary for some patients. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Probenecid
  • Ethinyl Estradiol
  • Warfarin
Disease interactions
  • This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having a history of gastrointestinal diseases, particularly colitis, since it may worsen the patient's condition. Report any incidence of severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, blood in stools, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

General Instructions

Take this medicine on an empty stomach. The effectiveness of this medicine may be reduced in the presence of food. Do not consume in larger or smaller amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • To be taken on an empty stomach
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver FLOXAPEN 500mg Injection. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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