Magnex 1 g Injection is a combination of Cefoperazone and Sulbactam. It is used to treat infections of the lungs, urinary tract, bone, joints, stomach, skin, etc. caused by bacteria. This medicine prevents the spread of infections by killing bacteria.
The side effects of Magnex 1 g Injection are nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, anaemia (low number of red blood cells),etc.
Magnex 1 g Injection is given under the guidance of a medical professional in a hospital setting. Do not skip any scheduled appointments when you are taking this medication. Complete the course of treatment even if you feel better after a few doses. Your infections might not be treated completely if you discontinue this medicine early.
Magnex 1 g Injection is not recommended if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems. If you are taking any medicines and herbal supplements, inform your doctor before starting the treatment. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking Magnex 1 g Injection.
Major & minor side effects for Magnex 1 g Injection
Nausea and Vomiting
Blood in urine
Decrease in blood cell count
Injection site pain
Uses of Magnex 1 g Injection
What is it prescribed for?
Urinary tract infections
Urinary tract infections are infections of the urinary system including your kidneys, bladder, and urethra. Magnex 1 g Injection is used in the treatment of upper and lower urinary tract infections caused by bacteria such as Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, etc.
Respiratory Tract Infection
Respiratory tract infections are infections in the part of your body that helps in breathing such as the sinus, throat, airways, or lungs. Magnex 1 g Injection is used in the treatment of upper and lower respiratory tract infections (lung infection) caused by bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella species, Haemophilus influenza, etc.
Intra-abdominal Infections refers to a number of infections such as peritonitis (swelling in the lining of your stomach wall), cholecystitis (swelling of the gall bladder), cholangitis (swelling of the bile duct that carries bile from the liver to the small intestine), pancreatitis (swelling of the pancreas), and diverticulitis (swelling of the diverticula, one or more small pouches in the intestine). It is caused by bacteria such as Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, etc. Magnex 1 g Injection is used in the treatment of such conditions.
Bacterial septicaemia is an infection of the blood that may be caused by bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Haemophilus influenzae, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus etc. Magnex 1 g Injection is used to treat Septicaemia.
Skin and Soft tissue infections
Magnex 1 g Injection is used in the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections caused by bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, etc.
Magnex 1 g Injection is used in the treatment of gynaecologic infections such as endometritis (swelling in the lining of the uterus), pelvic inflammatory disease (an infection in the female reproductive organs), gonorrhoea (sexually transmitted bacterial disease), etc. caused by bacteria such as Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Streptococcus agalactiae, Escherichia coli, etc.
When not to use?
Avoid receiving Magnex 1 g Injection if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms as skin rash, itching, swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.
Warnings for special population
Magnex 1 g Injection may be safe to use during pregnancy as animal studies indicate no harm to your foetus. However, human data is not available. Consult your doctor to understand the potential benefits and risks before taking the medicine.
Magnex 1 g Injection may pass into the breastmilk in small quantities only, hence it should be used with caution. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding to understand the potential benefits and risks.
Use Magnex 1 g Injection with caution if you have a history of kidney problems. As this medicine is excreted through the kidney, it will lead to an accumulation of it, leading to increased side effects. Dose adjustment may be necessary for severe conditions.
Antibiotic resistance occurs when bacteria develop the ability to defeat the medicine that was intended to kill them. Hence, to avoid such resistance, you should always complete the entire course of treatment with Magnex 1 g Injection even if you feel better.
Magnex 1 g Injection may kill the helpful bacteria in your stomach and intestine. This may decrease the gut-friendly bacteria and may promote the growth of harmful bacteria (Clostridium difficile), resulting in diarrhoea.
Use Magnex 1 g Injection with caution if you have liver problems due to the increased risk of serious side effects. Close monitoring of the concentration of this medicine in your blood is necessary if a higher dose is used. Consult your doctor if you have any concerns. Dose adjustment may be necessary for severe conditions.
Since Magnex 1 g Injection is administered by a qualified healthcare professional in a clinical or hospital setting, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.
Since Magnex 1 g Injection is administered by a qualified healthcare professional in the clinical or hospital setting, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by your doctor if an overdose is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol
Avoid alcohol consumption during treatment withMagnex 1 g Injection. It may increase the risk of side effects such as nausea, vomiting, headache, irregular heartbeat, warmth or redness under your skin, sweating, etc. Inform your doctor if you experience any such symptoms.
Interaction with Medicine
Live cholera vaccine
Typhoid vaccine live
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Benedict’s or Fehling’s Test
Benedict’s or Fehling’s Test is used for testing sugar levels in urine. Magnex 1 g Injection may give a false-positive result for the determination of sugar in your urine with Benedict’s or Fehling’s reagent. Hence, inform your doctor or lab technician that you are receiving Magnex 1 g Injection before the lab test.
Coomb’s test is used to detect anaemia caused by the excessive destruction of red blood cells. Use of Magnex 1 g Injection may give a false result for the Coombs test.
This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.
Magnex 1 g Injection should be administered by a qualified healthcare professional in a clinical or hospital setting.
Inform your doctor if you have a known allergy to this medicine.
Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor about all of your current medications.
Consult your doctor immediately if you have any severe side effects.