Monocef 250 mg Inj.
|Description||Monocef is a semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic medicine. It is administered either intravenous or intramuscular administration. It should only be used to treat infections that are proven to be caused by the bacteria|
|Strength||250 mg Inj.|
|Generic Name||Ceftriaxone Sod|
|Manufacturer||Aristo Pharamaceuticals Pvt Ltd|
Monocef 250 mg Injection (Ceftriaxone sodium)
Monocef is a semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic medicine. It is administered either intravenous or intramuscular administration. It should only be used to treat infections that are proven to be caused by the bacteria. The injection is formulated to treat certain bacterial infections caused by H. influenzae, E. coli, Klebsiella sp, Staphylococci, S. Pneumonia, coagulase-negative staph, etc. It is recommended for the treatment of gonococcal ophthalmia and as a second line drug for meningitis and bacterial septicemia.
Monocef general information
What is Monocef used for?
Monocef 250 mg injection is prescribed to treat the following conditions:
- Infections of bones and joints
- Urinary tract infections
- Lower respiratory tract infections
- Otitis media
- Intra-abdominal infections
- Gynecological infections, including gonorrhea
- Bacterial Septicemia
- Pelvic inflammation disease
- Skin and skin structure infections
How does Monocef work?
Monocef comprises of active component Ceftriaxone sodium, which adheres to the bacterial cell wall, causing cell death. It specifically works to harm the bacteria and fight against infections.
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What does Monocef contain?
Each Monocef contains 250 mg of Ceftriaxone sodium as the active ingredient.
What are the side effects of Monocef?
- Central nervous system: seizures, headache, dizziness
- Dermatological issues: urticaria, rashes
- Hematological problems: leukopenia, bleeding, hemolytic anemia, thrombocytosis, eosinophilia.
- Gastrointestinal diseases: gall bladder sledging, diarrhea, pseudomembranous colitis, cholelithiasis.
- Blood and lymphatic disorders: coagulopathy, granulocytopenia.
- Miscellaneous: superinfection, anaphylaxis
What medications interact with Monocef?
Concurrent use of the following drugs is not safe. Taking these together may cause various undesired effects. So make sure to inform your physician about the medications you use.
When should Monocef not be used?
- Monocef injection should not be used in patients with known hypersensitivity to other cephalosporins, or other inactive ingredients of the preparation.
- Do not use it if you have a severe hypersensitivity to penicillins.
- It is not suitable for use in neonates of less than 28 days.
The drug should be used cautiously in patients with the following conditions:
- History of gastrointestinal disorders, especially colitis
- Combined severe renal and hepatic insufficiency
How should Monocef be used?
- Monocef is for intravenous use. The recommended dose for adults is 1 to 2 grams a day or twice daily in equally divided doses. The dosage depends on the severity and type of infection. For the treatment of infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus, the usual dose is 2 to 4 grams daily to attain the target. The maximum total daily dose is 4 grams and should not be exceeded.
- For gonococcal infections: 250 mg is the recommended dose.
- The dosage of pediatric patients depends on the weight of the patients. 50 to 75 mg/kg once daily is the suggested dose to treat skin and skin structure infection. It can be administered in two equally divided doses. The maximum daily dose is 2 grams, which should not be exceeded in any condition.
- For bacterial otitis media, a single intravenous dose of 50 mg per kilograms is recommended. Do not administer more than 2 grams.
- For meningitis and other infections: The suggested dose is 50 to 75 mg/kg and should be administered in divided doses every 12 hours.
How long should Monocef be used?
The treatment with Monocef injection should be continued for at least two days after the symptoms have been disappeared. The recommended duration of the treatment is 4 to 14 days. In the case of complicated infections, long-term treatment may be required.
Missed dose of Monocef
Try to take use a Monocef injection 250 mg under the supervision of a certified physician. In this case, the chances of missing dose are nil. Be cautious if you are using it at your home. Read all the instructions carefully or the prescription label provided by your physician. Ask your provider if you have any doubt associated with the usage of the injection.
How should Monocef be stored?
- Keep the medicine at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
- Keep the medicine in its original packet until it is time to take them.
- Place it where children cannot reach.