Efficin 500mg Injection

Efficin 500mg Injection

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Introduction

Efficin 500mg Injection is an antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This may include infections of the urinary tract, bones and joints, lungs (eg. pneumonia), blood, and some others. It is also used in the treatment of resistant tuberculosis.

Efficin 500mg Injection works by stopping the growth of bacteria. It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

This medicine may lead to hearing loss, balance disorder (loss of balance), injection site pain and kidney damage as side effects in some patients. Therefore, please follow all the instructions given by your doctor while using this medicine. If these side effects do not resolve or worsen, please consult your doctor.

Your doctor may monitor you with regular kidney function tests, hearing tests and urine tests during treatment. Some patients may also be advised to get blood levels of this medicine measured. This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Uses of Efficin Injection

Benefits of Efficin Injection

In Bacterial infections

Efficin 500mg Injection is the injection form of an antibiotic medicine that stops the growth of the infection causing bacteria in your body. It is often injected by a doctor or a nurse either into a vein or a muscle. This medicine is used to treat many different types of infections such as urinary tract, bones and joints, lungs (eg. pneumonia), brain, blood, and some others. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

In Tuberculosis (TB)

Efficin 500mg Injection is an antibiotic medicine that is used to treat tuberculosis, an infectious disease that mainly affects the lungs but can affect other parts of the body as well. It stops the growth of infection causing bacteria and helps in treating the infection. This medicine is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

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Side effects of Efficin Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Efficin

  • Hearing loss
  • Balance disorder (loss of balance)
  • Injection site pain
  • Renal impairment

How to use Efficin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Efficin Injection works

Efficin 500mg Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Efficin 500mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Efficin 500mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Efficin 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Efficin 500mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

CAUTION
Efficin 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Efficin 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Efficin 500mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Efficin Injection?

If you miss a dose of Efficin 500mg Injection, please consult your doctor.