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Suffering from typhoid. Advised to inject monocef, afraid to inject myself. Advise?

hello sir,i m suffering from typhoid 1:160
doc asked me to inject an injection named xenoceff inj directly on nerves,but as m so scared of injecting on nerve i refused,then he gave a replacement as Tab Ceftas-O
I just want to know whether i m doing something wrong by refusing the injection or tablet will work same as injection.Please help me with this
Asked On : Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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Hi dear,
Thanks for your query to health care magic. There are both oral and injectable options available for illness. As long as you are taking orally well, you can give a try with oral medications. Only issue with oral medications is a lot of unpredictable factors affect absorption of the drug. Injectable drugs get directly into blood stream hence we can be confident about its absorption. You can give a try with oral but if it doesn't respond then please accept iv medications.
Take care
Dr. Balaji CHinnasami MD
Assistant Professor - Pediatrics
Answered: Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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