Medicine Overview of Actaz Injection
Uses of Actaz Injection
Actaz 1000mg Injection is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections.
Side effects of Actaz Injection
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
How to use Actaz Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Actaz Injection works
Actaz 1000mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.
In Depth Information on Actaz Injection
Expert advice for Actaz Injection
- Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
- Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
- Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Actaz immediately and consult your doctor.
- Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
- Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Special precautions for Actaz 1000mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Actaz 1000mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Actaz 1000mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hum+more
an studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby....
Actaz 1000mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire+more
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Actaz 1000mg Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Dosage should be reduced in patients with renal impairment....
Dosage should be reduced in patients with renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Ceftazidime, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Actaz 1000mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Ceftazidime
Q. Is ceftazidime a sulfa, penicillin or a beta lactam drug?
Ceftazidime does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is beta lactam cephalosporin antibiotic
No, Rocephin is the brand name for ceftriaxone
Yes, Actaz is a dialyzable drug
Q. Is ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin compatible?
Yes, ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin are compatible when taken together
Actaz is active against pseudomonas, anaerobes, and staphylococcus bacteria. It may not be effective against methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
No, Actaz is not a nephrotoxic drug when given alone but when given along with aminoglycoside antibiotics (gentamicin, tobramycin) or diuretics such as furosemide, it may increase nephrotoxicity.
Substitutes for Actaz Injection
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