Azactum 1gm Injection

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Bms India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Azactum 1gm Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
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Kidney
957.03
₹957.03/Injection
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Azactum Injection

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Uses 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.
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Side effects of Azactum Injection

Common

Nausea, Headache, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Vertigo, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Azactum Injection

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

How Azactum Injection works

Azactum 1gm 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 Azactum Injection

Expert advice for 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Azactum 1gm Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Azactum 1gm Injection is safe to use during lactation. Huma
n 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.
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Driving
It is not known whether Azactum 1gm Injection alters the abi
lity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Azactum 1gm Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Acitrom 4mg Tablet, Acenomac 3mg Tablet, Acenomac 1mg Tablet, Acenomac 2mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Azactum 1gm Injection

Frequently asked questions for Aztreonam

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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