Biogem 1000mg Injection is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, and lungs (pneumonia). It cures the infection by stopping further growth of the causative microorganisms.
Biogem 1000mg Injection is given as an injection into a vein (intravenous), in cases where oral administration is not possible, such as in hospitalized or unconscious patients. It is administered by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self-administer. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
Some people may have a rash, vomiting, headache, dizziness, stomach pain, and nausea as side effects of this medicine. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling, or redness. These are usually temporary and resolve on their own, but please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.
You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Special care should be taken in people with kidney problems while taking this medicine. click here: Biogem 1000
USES OF BIOGEM INJECTION
- Bacterial infections
BENEFITS OF BIOGEM INJECTION
In Bacterial infections
SIDE EFFECTS OF BIOGEM INJECTION
Common side effects of Biogem
- Stomach pain
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
HOW TO USE BIOGEM INJECTION
HOW BIOGEM INJECTION WORKS
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE BIOGEM INJECTION?
- Your doctor has prescribed Biogem 1000mg Injection to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
- Discontinue Biogem 1000mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of the face and mouth, or difficulty in breathing.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn’t stop or if you find blood in your stools.
- Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeed.
DRUG INTERACTIONS OF BIOGEM 1000MG INJ.:
May increase the anticoagulant effect of warfarin when used together.
CONTRAINDICATIONS OF BIOGEM 1000MG INJ.:
Concurrent radical radiotherapy; pregnancy, lactation; hypersensitivity.
MECHANISM OF ACTION OF BIOGEM 1000MG INJ.:
Gemcitabine is a synthetic pyrimidine nucleoside and cytarabine analogue which is metabolised intracellularly to active diphosphate and triphosphate nucleosides. It inhibits DNA synthesis by inhibiting DNA polymerase and ribonucleotide reductase. It also induces apoptosis and is primarily active against cells in the S-phase, but may also arrest cells at the G1-S border. Metabolism: Rapidly cleared from the blood and metabolised by cytidine deaminase in the liver, kidney, blood, and other tissues after IV admin. Excretion: Mainly excreted in the urine. Half life ranges from 42-94 minutes.
SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR BIOGEM 1000MG INJ.:
Children, hepatic and renal impairment. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Discontinue on 1st sign of microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia. Prolonged infusion time (>60 minutes) and more frequent than wkly dosing may increase toxicity. Monitor CBC before every dose. Increased risk of haemolytic uraemic syndrome and/or thrombocytcpenic purpura which may lead to irreversible renal failure.