Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
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Introduction

Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection is an antibiotic used in the treatment of tuberculosis, in combination with other medicines. It works by stopping the growth of tubercular bacteria. Rarely, it may also be used to treat some other types of infections.

Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection is given as an injection directly into a muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional. It should be used regularly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

This medicine may cause a skin rash, vomiting, fever, and vertigo as side effects. Therefore, please follow all the instructions given by your doctor while using this medicine. Your doctor may monitor you with regular kidney function tests, hearing tests, and urine tests during treatment. Consult your doctor if your condition does not improve or if any of the side effects bother you.

Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as this medicine may cause dizziness. It is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Uses of Ambistryn-S Injection

Benefits of Ambistryn-S Injection

In Tuberculosis (TB)

Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection is an antibiotic medicine that is used in combination with few other medicines to treat tuberculosis, an infectious disease that mainly affects the lungs but can affect other parts of the body as well. It stops the growth of infection causing bacteria and helps in treating the infection. This medicine is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Ambistryn-S Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ambistryn-S

  • Skin rash
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Vertigo

How to use Ambistryn-S Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Ambistryn-S Injection works

Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ambistryn-S Injection?

If you miss a dose of Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection is used for the treatment of tuberculosis, in combination with other medicines.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection may cause dizziness.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood, urine, and hearing tests while you are on this medication.
  • Your doctor will ensure that you are well hydrated before and during treatment with this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
  • Discontinue Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aminoglycosides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Aminoglycosides

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ambistryn-S with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Alendrate, Alenost, Aldrofos
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Suffering from S Intestine TB . Want liquid and soft diet.
Shikha Mishra
Dietetics/Nutrition
Have your documents given any guidelines
My daughter 6 month pregnant, nearly last 1 month she has cough,many doctor s consulted but not fully recovered
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Please get a TB PCR test done
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FAQs

Q. What should I know before starting treatment with Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection?

Before starting treatment with Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection, audiometry test and kidney function tests must be done. These tests are required to check the present condition of ears and kidneys as Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection can affect their functioning. Therefore, patients with known kidney disease are treated with Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection only if the benefits outweigh the risks involved. Regular monitoring of kidney function is also recommended throughout the treatment with Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

Q. How is Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection administered?

Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection should be administered into a muscle (intramuscularly) under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on your condition and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection should be taken in the recommended dose only. Overdose of Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection can increase the risks of side effects. If you experience an increase in the severity of your symptoms during the treatment, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Ambistryn-S 1gm Injection?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform the doctor if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

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References

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Country of Origin: India

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