Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about XOKARD
XOKARD 500 Injection is a combination medicine. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection.
XOKARD 500 Injection should only be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Do not miss any scheduled appointments for taking this medicine. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. 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. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.
Q. Can the use of XOKARD 500 Injection cause allergic reaction?
Yes, XOKARD 500 Injection can cause an allergic reaction and is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to a group of antibiotic called cephalosporins. Seek emergency medical help if you have any sign of an allergic reaction like hives; difficulty in breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Q. Can the use of XOKARD 500 Injection cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of XOKARD 500 Injection can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. How long does XOKARD 500 Injection takes to work?
Usually, XOKARD 500 Injection starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
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