Altacef 1.5gm Cefuroxime Injection Description:
Altacef 1.5gm Injection is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.
Altacef 1.5gm Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, blood, and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Is Altacef an antibiotic?
Yes, Altacef is an antibiotic. It is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat various infections.
Is Altacef a form of penicillin drug?
Altacef belongs to the cephalosporin antibiotics and is not a penicillin drug. However, its chemical structure and action is similar to penicillin.
Is Altacef safe?
Altacef is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Is Altacef a steroid?
Altacef is not a steroid molecule. It is an antibiotic which belongs to the group of cephalosporins.
Is Altacef safe in G6PD deficiency?
Altacef is not known to cause hemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient individuals. However, ask your doctor before taking Altacef if you are G6PD deficient.
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