Uses of Maxocef 1gm

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Maxocef 1gm belongs to the group of parasitic drugs, anti-infectives, antivirals and fungicides. The main ingredients of Maxocef 1gm are Cefoperazone and Sulbactam, which are indicated for the treatment of infections caused by susceptible bacteria.

1. What is Maxocef 1gm?

The drug Maxocef 1gm contains Cefoperazone, a semi-synthetic antibiotic of the third generation Cephalosporin group, which has a bactericidal effect by inhibiting the synthesis of the growing and dividing bacterial cell wall.
Sulbactam has a structure similar to beta lactam, but the antibacterial activity of this compound is weaker. Therefore, it is used in combination with other drugs in clinical practice. When attached to beta lactam, the sulbactam compound inactivates the enzyme and protects the betalactam antibiotics from being degraded. Therefore, using Sulbactam in combination with Penicillin group to expand its spectrum of activity with bacteria that secrete betalactam.

2. Indications and contraindications for using Maxocef 1gm

Maxocef 1gm is indicated in the treatment of infections caused by susceptible bacteria such as:
Upper and lower respiratory tract infections; Upper and lower urinary tract infections; Peritonitis, cholecystitis, enteritis; Other intra-abdominal infections; Septicemia; Meningitis; Skin and soft tissue infections; Bone and joint infections; Pelvic infection; Endometriosis; Gonorrhea; Infection of the genital organs. However, Maxocef 1gm may be contraindicated in cases of hypersensitivity to the components of the drug.

3. Dosage and how to use Maxocef 1gm

The drug is used in the form of intramuscular or intravenous infusion with the following reference doses:
For adults in the treatment of mild and moderate infections, the recommended dose of Maxocef 1gm is 1 to 2 grams every 12 hours. As for the treatment of more severe infections, use Maxocef 1gm at a dose of 2 to 4 grams every 12 hours. For children, the normal therapeutic dose of Maxocef 1gm is 25 to 100mg/kg every 12 hours. Patients with renal failure do not need to reduce the dose of Maxocef 1gm. In case of liver or biliary obstruction, use Maxocef 1gm not more than 4g in 24 hours. It should be noted: The above recommended therapeutic dose for Maxocef 1gm is for reference only. Therefore, before using Maxocef 1gm, patients need to be prescribed by a doctor.

4. Treatment of drug overdose Maxocef 1gm

In case of accidentally using Maxocef 1gm drug in excess of prescribed dose and showing some unwanted signs, it is necessary to take the patient to the emergency room immediately. In case of overdose in patients with renal failure, hemodialysis may necessitate the removal of cefoperazone and sulbactam compounds from the body.

5. Side effects when using Maxocef 1gm

Maxocef 1gm drug may cause some unwanted side effects during treatment. However, with each case, the side effects of Maxocef 1gm can occur in varying degrees from mild to severe.
Some common side effects caused by Maxocef 1gm include: Fatigue, drowsiness, dizziness, headache, digestive disorders... These side effects may occur at the beginning of treatment or after increasing the dose of Maxocef 1gm. Usually, side effects from Maxocef 1gm can be transient or subside over time.
However, in some cases, Maxocef 1gm can cause serious unwanted side effects with rare reactions. These reactions may appear after just a few minutes when using Maxocef 1gm or longer for a few days. When serious side effects appear such as: skin allergy, leukopenia, eosinophilia, platelets, prothrombin..., the patient should stop using Maxocef 1gm and go to a medical facility for support. medical care immediately.
Some notes during the use of Maxocef 1gm:
For pregnant and lactating women, caution should be exercised when using Maxocef 1gm. Patients should be advised to use Maxocef 1gm from their doctor, and carefully analyze the benefits and risks before using the drug. The drug Maxocef 1gm can change the ability to work as well as increase the effect of side effects. Therefore, to avoid drug interactions, the patient should provide the doctor with a list of previously used drugs, including prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs and herbs, etc. Should be noted when using Maxocef 1gm for patients allergic to Penicillin, pseudomembranous colitis, those who drink alcohol within 72 hours,... Above is important information about the drug Maxocef 1gm, patients should carefully read the instructions for use and Use according to the dose prescribed by your doctor for best results.

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This article is written for readers from Sài Gòn, Hà Nội, Hồ Chí Minh, Phú Quốc, Nha Trang, Hạ Long, Hải Phòng, Đà Nẵng.

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