Nozogard Injection 500 mg 1 Vial

 60.00

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Drug Strength: 500 mg
Drug Form : Injection
Pack Size : 1 vial
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Nozogard Injection contains Cephazolin | belongs to Cephalosporin

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    How it works

    Nozogard Injection 500 mg 1 Vial works by interfering with the bacterial cell wall synthesis.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Nozogard Injection 500 mg 1 Vial

    • Diarrhea
    • Pain at injection site
    • Loss of appetite
    • Dizziness and Drowsiness rare
    • Swelling of legs and feet severe
    • Fainting severe
    • Skin Rash rare

    Uses of Nozogard Injection 500 mg 1 Vial

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Endocarditis

      Nozogard Injection 500 mg 1 Vialis used in the treatment of endocarditis caused by Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, or group A beta-hemolytic streptococci.

    • Urinary tract infection

      This medicine is used in the treatment of acute, uncomplicated urinary tract infections caused by E. coli, Proteus mirabilis, Klebsiella species, etc.

    • Cholecystitis

      This medicine is used to treat cholecystits, a condition characterized by right upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever.

    • Surgical prophylaxis

      This medicine may be used before, during, and after surgical procedures to prevent infections.

    • Skin and Skin Structure Infection

      This medicine is used in the treatment of skin infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, group A beta-hemolytic streptococci, etc.

    • Bone and Joint infections

      This medicine is used in the treatment of bone and joint infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus.

    • Genital Infections

      This medicine is used in the treatment of genital infections such as prostatitis and epididymitis caused by E. coli, Proteus mirabilis, Klebsiella species, etc.

    • Respiratory Tract Infection

      This medicine is used in the treatment of respiratory tract infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, group A beta-hemolytic streptococci, Klebsiella species, and Haemophilus influenzae.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is 1 to 2 hours.

    • Duration of Effect

      The time until which this medicine remains active in the body is 6 to 12 hours.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      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?

      This medicine is recommended for use in pregnant women only if necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before receiving this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is considered safe for use in breastfeeding women. However, the infant should be monitored closely for any side effects such as diarrhea or thrush.

    When not to use?

    • Hypersensitivity

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Nozogard Injection 500 mg 1 Vial or any other cephalosporins.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is recommended for use in pregnant women only if necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before receiving this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is considered safe for use in breastfeeding women. However, the infant should be monitored closely for any side effects such as diarrhea or thrush.

    General Warnings
    • Seizure disorder

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of seizure disorder due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. If a seizure episode occurs, therapy with this medicine should be discontinued and appropriate corrective measures should be taken.

    • Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea

      Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea

    • Drug resistance

      Usage of Nozogard Injection 500 mg 1 Vial 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.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Since this medicine is taken under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional, usually in the clinical or hospital setup, the likelihood of missing a dose is very less.

    • Overdose

      Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very less. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Warfarin moderate
    • Furosemide moderate
    • Probenecid moderate
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects on the kidney. This risk is especially higher in the elderly population. Close monitoring of kidney function is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments should be done based on the severity of renal dysfunction. Any unusual symptoms should be reported to the doctor on priority.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe side effects. Close monitoring of liver function is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Any unusual symptoms should be reported to the doctor on priority.

    General Instructions

    This medicine should be taken under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

    Other details

    • Usage does not depend on food timings
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • Does not cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    How to use Nozogard Injection 500 mg 1 Vial

    IM: Inject deep IM into large muscle mass. IV: Inject direct IV over 5 min. Infuse intermittent infusion over 30-60 min.
    Compatibility: Stable in D5W, D5LR, D5¼ NS, D5½ NS, D5NS, D10W, LR, NS. Standard diluent: 1 g/50 mL D5W; 2 g/50 mL D5W.
    Y-site administration:
    Drug to Drug IV Compatibility: Acyclovir, amikacin, aztreonam, bumetanide, calcium gluconate, ceftriaxone, dexamethasone, diltiazem, enalapril, epinephrine, esmolol, fentanyl, fluconazole, furosemide, heparin, hydrocortisone, imipenem, insulin regular, linezolid, lorazepam, methylprednisolone, metoclopramide, metronidazole, midazolam, milrinone, morphine, nitroglycerin, nitroprusside, norepinephrine, ondansetron, phenylephrine, propofol, ranitidine, vasopressin, vecuronium.
    Drug to Drug IV Incompatibility: Amphotericin B cholesteryl sulphate complex, cisatracurium, diphenhydramine, dobutamine, dopamine, idarubicin, lansoprazole, levofloxacin, pentamidine, vinorelbine.
    In syringe: Incompatible with ascorbic acid inj, cimetidine, lidocaine.
    When admixed: Incompatible with amikacin, amobarbital, atracurium, bleomycin, calcium gluconate, clindamycin with gentamycin, colistimethate, kanamycin, pentobarbital, polymyxin B sulphate, ranitidine.
    Stability: Store intact vial at room temperature and protect from temperatures exceeding 40°C. Reconstituted solutions are stable 24 hours at room temperature and 10 days under refrigeration.

    what are the adverse effects of Nozogard Injection 500 mg 1 Vial?

    Pain at inj site, hypersensitivity reactions. Gl disturbances, convulsions, eosinophilia, neutropenia, leucopenia, rise in liver enzymes and blood urea. Positive Coomb’s test.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Nozogard Injection 500 mg 1 Vial?

    Adults: 500 mg-1 gm IM or IV 6-8 hourly. Children: Under 1 mth, not recommended; others, 25-50 mg/kg daily in three or four divided doses by IM or IV inj.
    Prophylaxis against bacterial endocarditis: Adults: 1 gm 30 min before procedure. Children: 25 mg/kg 30 min before procedure; max dose 1 gm.
    Bone and joint infections: Adults: IM/IV: 500-1000 mg every 6-8 hourly. Children: 25-50 mg/kg/day divided every 6-8 hourly doses. Max: 100 mg/kg/day.
    Septicaemia: IV: Adults: 1-1.5 gm every 6 hourly. Children: 100 mg/kg/day divided every 6-8 hourly doses.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Nozogard Injection 500 mg 1 Vial. 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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