FIFOX SB 1.5GM INJECTION is a combination medicine used for the treatment of infections of the lower respiratory tract, ears, skin and skin structure, etc. caused by susceptible bacteria. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 28 days of age (neonates).
List of substitutes for FIFOX SB 1.5GM INJECTION
CEFAST MAX 1.5 g INJECTIONAlkem Laboratories Ltd.Liftaz InjectionEmcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd.MILIBACT 1.5 GM INJECTIONGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
FIFOX-SB is a combination of two medicines: Ceftriaxone and Sulbactam. Ceftriaxone is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Ceftriaxone against bacteria.
Yes, FIFOX-SB can cause an allergic reaction and is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to a group of antibiotic called cephalosporins. Seek emergency medical help if you have any sign of an allergic reaction like hives; difficulty in breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Yes, the use of FIFOX-SB can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.
Usually, FIFOX-SB starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Inform your doctor if you don’t feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
No, do not stop taking FIFOX-SB and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
FIFOX SB 1.5GM INJECTION is probably safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
FIFOX SB 1.5GM INJECTION is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby. Avoid prolonged use of FIFOX SB 1.5GM INJECTION , since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Not relevant, as FIFOX SB 1.5GM INJECTION is intended for use in hospitalized patients.
There is limited information available on the use of FIFOX SB 1.5GM INJECTION in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of FIFOX SB 1.5GM INJECTION in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.