Monocef SB

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Monocef Sb Information

Monocef Sb is a prescription medicine that is available as a Injection. Other than this, Monocef Sb has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Monocef Sb. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Monocef Sb also has some side effects, the most common being Diarrhoea, Rash, Allergic reaction. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Monocef Sb as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Monocef Sb are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Monocef Sb is Safe for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Monocef Sb related warnings talks about Monocef Sb's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Monocef Sb is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Allergy are examples of such conditions.

Drug reaction of Monocef Sb with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Monocef Sb is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Monocef Sb Benefits & Uses

Monocef Sb is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Monocef Sb Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1.5 g
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: Dosage strength: Ceftriaxone (1 g)/ Sulbactam ( 0.5 g)
Adult
  • Disease: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1.5 g
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: Dosage strength: Ceftriaxone (1 g)/ Sulbactam ( 0.5 g)
Geriatric
  • Disease: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1.5 g
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: Dosage strength: Ceftriaxone (1 g)/ Sulbactam ( 0.5 g)

Monocef Sb Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Monocef Sb safe for pregnant women?


    Monocef SB is safe to take during pregnancy.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Monocef Sb safe during breastfeeding?


    Side effects of Monocef SB for breastfeeding are little to none, so you can take it without doctor's advice.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Monocef Sb on the Kidneys?


    In the absence of any research, there are no known side effects of Monocef SB on kidneys.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Monocef Sb on the Liver?


    There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Monocef SB. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Monocef Sb on the Heart?


    In the absence of any scientific study on the side effects of Monocef SB on the heart, information on safety of Monocef SB for the heart is unavailable.

    Unknown


Severe Interaction of Monocef Sb with Other Drugs

Monocef Sb should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Monocef Sb Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Monocef Sb unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Monocef Sb

  • Is this Monocef Sb habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Monocef Sb is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Monocef Sb. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Monocef Sb only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Monocef Sb for mental disorders.

    No

Monocef Sb Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Monocef Sb


    It is safe to take Monocef Sb with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Monocef Sb


    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Monocef Sb with alcohol will be.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Monocef Sb

Question over 4 years ago

How to take Monocef SB?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

Do not self-administer Monocef SB. It comes in the form of injection and preferably taken 1 - 2 times in a day (Intravenously or Intramuscularly). Take this medicine in the required quantity and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Discontinuing the a in between may promote resistant bacteria which result in a relapse of the infection. You are recommended to complete the 7 - 14 days course even after getting symptomatic relief. In case you feel any discomfort such as breathing difficulties and skin reactions while taking this medicine please inform your doctor immediately. 

Question about 4 years ago

Is Monocef SB safe to use?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Monocef SB is safe to use, if taken prescribed quantity for the prescribed duration as directed by a doctor. However, few known side effects have been observed such as stomach upset, nausea. vomiting, and bleeding. If you are experiencing any of the above-mentioned side effects inform your doctor immediately.

Question almost 4 years ago

Does Monocef SB cause diarrhea?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes, Monocef SB can cause diarrhea by disturbing bacterial flora of gut. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, if you are experiencing severe diarrhea after consuming this medicine inform the doctor immediately and check if you can discontinue the medicine. Try keeping yourself hydrated, drink plenty of fluids and take ample rest. 

Question over 4 years ago

Can I discontinue Monocef SB on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Discontinuing Monocef SB in between may promote resistance to bacteria which may result in a relapse of the infection. You are recommended to complete the 7 - 14 days course even after getting symptomatic relief. you feel any discomfort such as breathing difficulties and skin reactions while taking this medicine please inform your doctor immediately.

Question about 4 years ago

Can Monocef SB cause thrombocytopenia?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

Occasionally Monocef SB can cause drug-induced thrombocytopenia (blood clot formation in a vessel). However, if you experience severe thrombocytopenia after taking this medicine, please immediately seek medical help. 



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ceftriaxone

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 727-728

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 307-311

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; UNASYN® (ampicillin sodium/sulbactam sodium)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 725

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 160-162



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