Medicine Overview of Azactum Injection
Azactum 1gm Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections. It is used in infections of various body parts like urinary tract, blood, brain, ear, skin and soft tissue, abdomen, bone, windpipe and lungs.
Nausea, Headache, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Vertigo, Diarrhoea.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Azactum 1gm Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.
In Depth Information on Azactum Injection
- Consult your doctor if you have or had any of the following medical conditions: allergic reaction to other antibiotics, or diarrhea after taking antibiotics, stomach, intestine, kidney or liver problems, blood disorders, skin disorders including toxic epidermal necrolysis (widespread peeling of the superficial layers of the skin), fits.
- Do not start aztreonam nebulized solution if you are allergic to other antibiotic, have chest tightness after taking inhaled medicine, kidney problems, cough blood, low lung function test.
- Seek immediate medical attention if you develop prolonged or bloody diarrhea, swelling of the lips, face, tongue and/or throat with difficulty in breathing or swallowing after taking aztreonam injection or infusion.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Azactum Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Azactum 1gm Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Azactum 1gm 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.
Azactum 1gm Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Azactum 1gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azactum 1gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Azactum 1gm Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Azactum 1gm Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Azactum Injection
Q. Is aztreonam a carbapenem, broad spectrum, penicillin or vesicant?
Aztreonam is not a carbapenem, broad spectrum antibiotic, penicillin
Q. Does aztreonam have penicillin in it?
It does not contain penicillin. Aztreonam is a beta-lactam antibiotic and vesicant
Q. Is aztreonam safe in penicillin allergy?
Aztreonam is considered to be safe in patients allergic to penicillin
Azactum is not active against enterococcus, atypicals, extended-spectrum beta-lactamases, and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Azactum is active against pseudomonas, klebsiella and other gram negative bacteria.
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