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Amistar 100 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Amistar Injection

Amistar Injection side effects

Common
  • Application site irritation

How to use Amistar Injection

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

How Amistar Injection works

Amistar 100 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Amistar Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amistar 100 mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Amistar 100 mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human 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.
Driving
Amistar 100 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Amistar 100 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amistar 100 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Amistar 100 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amistar 100 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Amistar Injection?

If you miss a dose of Amistar 100 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Amistar 100 mg Injection to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • 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.
  • It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Amistar 100 mg Injection may cause dizziness.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood, urine, or 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 Amistar 100 mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Amistar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Durapen
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vistovanc
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tenvir AF
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Albapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zidohope
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Alendrate, Alenost, Aldrofos
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Heptavir
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Torsevent
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Amistar

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Amistar?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Your doctor may increase the dose of Amistar or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Amistar if I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Amistar and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. How long does Amistar takes to work?

Usually, Amistar starts to work within 24 hrs and it may take around 7-10 days to make you feel better.

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