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Themixon-S 1.5gm Injection

Prescription Required

Salt Composition : Ceftriaxone,sulbactam

Manufacturer : THEMIS MEDICARE

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 194
Price :110
You Save :84 (43%)

1 Vial(s)


Introduction to Themixon-s 1.5gm Injection

Themixon-s 1.5gm injection is a combination medication containing the active components of ceftriaxone, an antibiotic from the cephalosporin group, and sulbactam, a beta-lactamase inhibitor with antibacterial properties. This combination is effective against various bacterial infections. Do not take this medication if you are allergic to ceftriaxone, other cephalosporins, or penicillins. It is not recommended for premature babies or newborns (up to 28 days old) with blood issues, jaundice, or those under calcium-containing medications. 

Before taking this medication, consult your healthcare provider if you had calcium-containing medications, antibiotic-related diarrhea, gut issues like colitis, liver or kidney issues, gallstones, kidney stones, anemia, following a low sodium diet, or experienced symptoms like rash, blistering, or high fever. Transparent communication with your doctor about your medical history and medications is vital for safely using these injections.


Uses of Themixon-s 1.5gm Injection

  • Bacterial infections

Therapeutic Effects of Themixon-s 1.5gm Injection

Themixon-s 1.5gm injection is a combination of ceftriaxone and sulbactam, effective against multidrug-resistant bacteria. Ceftriaxone, an antibiotic, works by inhibiting the formation of the bacterial protective covering crucial for bacteria survival. Sulbactam, a beta-lactamase inhibitor, reduces resistance and enhances ceftriaxone's effectiveness against bacteria.


Interaction of Themixon-s 1.5gm Injection with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with efectal S 1500mg/1.5gm injection and cause undesirable side effects.


More Information about Themixon-s 1.5gm Injection

  • Store below 25°C.
  • Protect from light.
  • Keep out of reach of children.

How to consume Themixon-s 1.5gm Injection

Themixon-s 1.5gm injection is given only in a hospital set up by a trained healthcare provider. This medication is injected into your muscle or your vein by your doctor. Your doctor will decide your most apt dosage based on age and physical circumstances. 


Safety Advices for Themixon-s 1.5gm Injection

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Pregnancy

  

If you are pregnant, think you may get pregnant, or planning to have a baby, check with your doctor for advice before using this medicine. themixon-s 1.5gm injection is given to you only when it is considered essential by your doctor.

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Breast Feeding

  

If breastfeeding, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine. Themixon-s 1.5gm injection is given to you only when it is considered essential by your doctor.

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Lungs

  

Themixon-s 1.5gm injection is generally safe and can be prescribed for patients with lung problems. Consult your physician if you have any lung diseases before starting the treatment.

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Liver

  

Themixon-s 1.5gm injection is used cautiously in patients with liver problems. Inform your doctor if you have liver disease before starting this treatment. Your physician will adjust your dose based on your liver condition and will be required to monitor you closely.

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Alcohol

  

It is not recommended to take alcoholic beverages during the treatment since the themixon-s 1.5gm injection injection can interact with alcohol and cause dizziness. Consult your doctor for more advice.

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Driving

  

Themixon-s 1.5gm injection can cause dizziness. Do not drive or operate machines if you are affected or feel dizzy by this injection. Check with your doctor for more advice.


Side Effects of Themixon-s 1.5gm Injection

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious:

  • Severe allergic reactions (rashes, itching, difficulty in breathing, fever)

Common:

  • Irregularities in your white blood cell count and platelet count
  • Loose stools or diarrhea
  • Alterations in liver function blood test
  • Injection site pain
  • Thrombophlebitis (inflammation of the vein)
  • Injection site pain

Word of Advice

Themixon-s 1.5gm injection is recommended only in children of 1 year of age or older. You have been given this combination medication to treat bacterial infections, even in cases where resistance has developed. Complete the entire prescribed course, even if you begin to feel better. If you stop it early, the infection might return and become harder to treat because the bacteria could develop resistance to the medicine.

Be aware that diarrhea might occur as a side effect. You can minimize this by taking probiotics such as yogurt, other fermented foods, and dietary supplements alongside themixon-s 1.5gm injection. You must talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or experience abdominal cramps.

Remember to take the medication with food and drink plenty of fluids to prevent an upset stomach. If you experiance an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat, or tongue or experience difficulty breathing while taking Themixon-s 1.5gm injection,  stop taking the medication and contact your doctor immediately.


FAQs

Q 1. Why is sulbactam added to ceftriaxone in themixon-s 1.5gm injection?

Sulbactam is added to ceftriaxone to enhance its effectiveness against bacteria. Sulbactam acts as a beta-lactamase inhibitor, reducing bacterial resistance and allowing ceftriaxone to exert its antibacterial effects more efficiently. This combination of themixon-s 1.5gm injection helps combat infections caused by bacteria that might otherwise resist ceftriaxone alone.

Q 2. What is the contraindication of themixon-s 1.5gm injection?

Themixon-s 1.5gm injection for injection is not recommended for patients allergic to cephalosporin antibiotics. Individuals with penicillin hypersensitivity may be prone to allergic cross-reactions.

Q 3. Is themixon-s 1.5gm injection safe for kidney failure?

Themixon-s 1.5gm injection should be used with caution if you have a history of kidney function because of the elevated likelihood of severe adverse reactions.

Q 4. What precautions should I take before undergoing blood or urine tests while on themixon-s 1.5gm injectionmedication?

Inform the tester about your medication when taking blood or urine tests. Themixon-s 1.5gm injection can affect urine test results and a blood test known as the coombs test.

Q 5. Are there specific precautions for diabetic patients while on themixon-s 1.5gm injection?

If you have diabetes, you should avoid certain blood glucose monitoring systems that might provide inaccurate readings during themixon-s 1.5gm injection treatment. If using such systems, carefully follow the instructions and inform your doctor. If necessary, consider alternative testing methods to ensure accurate results.


Fact Box of Themixon-s 1.5gm Injection

Molecule Name: Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam

Therapeutic class: Antibiotics

Pharmacological class: 

  1. Ceftraixone - Third generation cephalosporins
  2. Sulbactam - Beta-lactamase inhibitors

Indications: Bacterial infections


 


References

  1. CP Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Electronic medicines compendium (EMC), [Revised on Jun 2022], [Accessed on 7th Oct 2023], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/1361/pil
  2. Nitin Lifesciences Ltd, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), [Revised on Sep 2022], [Accessed on 7th Oct 2023], https://bluecrosslabs.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/EXTACEF-XL1_5g-Injection-PI-Sep2022.pdf
  3. KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Antimicrobial drugs, 8th edition, 2019, 778
  4. Goodman & Gilman's, The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Chemotherapy of Infectious Diseases,13th edition, 2018, 1033- 1036

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