Megapime 500 MG Injection
Megapime 500 MG Injection is useful in managing bacterial infections such as pneumonia and skin infections, kidney as well as urinary tract infections. It is also used in combination with other medications for treating infections in the abdominal area. The medication belongs to the class of cephalosporin antibiotics and treats infections caused due to the low white blood cell count. Megapime 500 MG Injection kills the bacteria and inhibits the infection from spreading in the body. The injection is administered into a vein or a muscle, as instructed by your doctor. It is also available in powder form that can be mixed with liquid and also in a pre-mixed liquid form.
The dosage of Megapime 500 MG Injection varies from one patient to another and depends on your overall health condition. The infection you are suffering from and your body’s reaction to the first dose are secondary factors that should be considered for determining the dose and duration. In case you are taking this medication at home, ensure that you have complete knowledge regarding the preparation and usage. Continue using it till the time you have been prescribed by the doctor, even if you feel that you are getting better. Stopping it abruptly in the middle of the course can result in the returning of the infection. Also, do not take two doses to make up if you have missed a dose previously.
Megapime 500 MG Injection causes side effects such as headache, diarrhea and pain, redness or swelling in the area where it has been injected. You can wait for the symptoms to go away or consult your doctor if it bothers you. Some of the serious side effects are:
- Watery stools with blood, stomach cramps and fever
- Difficulty in swallowing and breathing
- Seizures, confusion or hallucinations
- Signs of liver problem like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite
- Yellowing of your eyes and the skin
In case you are pregnant or planning to be, or a breastfeeding mother, consult your doctor before taking Megapime 500 MG Injection.
ConvulsionsModerate Less Common
headacheModerate Less Common
Yellowing of skin and eyesModerate Less Common
Swelling of footModerate Less Common
diarrheaModerate Less Common
Redness of skinModerate Less Common
Pain at the injection siteModerate Less Common
Itching of vagina or genital areaModerate Less Common
Sour mouthModerate Less Common
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Impaired kidney functionModerate
Impaired Liver functionModerate
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