Azinam 250mg Tablet

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Composition for Azinam 250mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
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₹13.33/Tablet
6 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Azinam Tablet

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Uses of Azinam Tablet

Azinam 250mg Tablet 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 Azinam Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Azinam Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Azinam 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Azinam Tablet works

Azinam 250mg tablet 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 Azinam Tablet

Expert advice for Azinam Tablet

  • 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 Azinam 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Azinam 250mg Tablet 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
Azinam 250mg Tablet 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Azinam 250mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Azinam 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azinam 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
Azinam 250mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Azinam 250mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Acitrom 4mg Tablet, Acenomac 3mg Tablet, Acenomac 1mg Tablet, Acenomac 2mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Azinam 250mg Tablet

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
Azinam is not active against enterococcus, atypicals, extended-spectrum beta-lactamases, and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Azinam is active against pseudomonas, klebsiella and other gram negative bacteria.
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Substitutes for Azinam

No substitutes found for this medicine
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