Potentox 250 mg/1000 mg Injection

Potentox 250 mg/1000 mg Injection

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Introduction

Potentox 250 mg/1000 mg Injection is a combination of two antibiotics. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the infection by inhibiting the growth of the microorganisms to prevent further infections.

Potentox 250 mg/1000 mg Injection must be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Do not miss any scheduled appointments for taking this medicine. The course of the medicine should be completed even if you feel better. It may cause mild injection site redness and pain.

The medicine may cause some side effects such as headache, nausea, dizziness, loss of appetite, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must consult your doctor immediately.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and consult the doctor about this condition. During the treatment, take proper rest to achieve a faster recovery.

Uses of Potentox Injection

Side effects of Potentox 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 Potentox

  • Ringing in ear
  • Hearing loss
  • Vertigo
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abnormal kidney function test
  • Injection site pain
  • Injection site reaction
  • Injection site inflammation
  • Allergic reaction
  • Rash

How to use Potentox Injection

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

How Potentox Injection works

Potentox 250 mg/1000 mg Injection is a combination of two medicines: Amikacin and Cefepime. Amikacin is an antibiotic which stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Cefepime is also an antibiotic which works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Together, they eradicate your infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Potentox 250 mg/1000 mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Potentox 250 mg/1000 mg 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
Potentox 250 mg/1000 mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Potentox 250 mg/1000 mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.

Driving

UNSAFE
Potentox 250 mg/1000 mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

CAUTION
Potentox 250 mg/1000 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Potentox 250 mg/1000 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Potentox 250 mg/1000 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Potentox 250 mg/1000 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.