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AZACTUM 2GM INJECTION

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Composition FOR AZACTUM

Aztreonam(2 gm)

food interaction for AZACTUM

alcohol interaction for AZACTUM

pregnancy interaction for AZACTUM

lactation interaction for AZACTUM

medicine interaction for AZACTUM

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Azactum 2gm injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Azactum 2gm 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR AZACTUM

    Aztreonam(2 gm)

    Uses

    Azactum 2gm 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.

    How it works

    Azactum 2gm 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.

    Common side effects

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR AZACTUM

    5 Substitutes
    5 Substitutes
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    • AZENAM 2GM INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 871.95/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 871.95
      save 39% more per injection
    • TREZAM 2GM INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 866.07/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 866.07
      save 39% more per injection
    • AZOTUM 2GM INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Venus Remedies Ltd
      Rs. 846.15/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 846.15
      save 41% more per injection
    • AZTRONE 2GM INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Neon Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 864/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 864
      save 40% more per injection
    • REONAM 2GM INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Unimark Remedies Ltd
      Rs. 807.68/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 807.68
      save 44% more per injection

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    Expert advice FOR AZACTUM

    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR AZACTUM

    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

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    Does aztreonam cover pseudomonas, enterococcus, atypicals, extended-spectrum beta-lactamases, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, klebsiella?
    Aztreonam is not active against enterococcus, atypicals, extended-spectrum beta-lactamases, and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Aztreonam is active against pseudomonas, klebsiella and other gram negative bacteria.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)