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Amizen 500mg Injection

Prescription Required

Overview

Introduction

Amizen 500mg Injection is an antibiotic used to prevent or treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This may include infections of the urinary tract, bones and joints, lungs (eg. pneumonia), brain, blood, and some others. It is also used in hospitalized patients to prevent infections.

Amizen 500mg Injection works by stopping the growth of bacteria. It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional and should not be self-administered. Your doctor may shift you to another antibiotic after culture reports become available. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals 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.

Hearing loss, injection site, and increased blood urea. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects persist or if your condition does not improve despite treatment.

Some patients receiving high doses may develop balance disorder (loss of balance), kidney damage and hearing loss. Therefore, please follow all the instructions given by your doctor while using this medicine. Your doctor may also monitor you with regular kidney function tests, hearing tests and urine tests during treatment. This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Uses of Amizen Injection

Side effects of Amizen Injection

Common
  • Increased blood urea

How to use Amizen Injection

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

How Amizen Injection works

Amizen 500mg 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 Amizen 500mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Amizen 500mg 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
Amizen 500mg 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
Amizen 500mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Amizen 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amizen 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Amizen 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Amizen 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Amizen Injection?

If you miss a dose of Amizen 500mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Amizen 500mg Injection
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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Amizen 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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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

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

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Your doctor may increase the dose of Amizen 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 Amizen if I feel better?

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

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References
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MRP
60
2 ml in 1 vial
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