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AZENAM 1GM INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 617 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for AZENAM

Aztreonam(1 gm)

food interaction for AZENAM

alcohol interaction for AZENAM

pregnancy interaction for AZENAM

lactation interaction for AZENAM

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Azenam 1gm injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Azenam 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for AZENAM

Aztreonam(1 gm)

Uses

Azenam 1gm injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.

How it works

Azenam 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.

Common side effects

Rash, Abdominal bloating, Bleeding, Confusion, Convulsion, Cramps, Diarrhoea, Altered taste, Shortness of breath, Fever, Sneezing, Sore mouth, Sore throat, Stomach upset, Facial swelling, Vomiting, Fatigue, Wheezing

SUBSTITUTES for AZENAM

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Expert advice for AZENAM

  • 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 AZENAM

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

Q.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 18 March, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)