Azotum 1gm Injection

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Venus Remedies Ltd

Composition for Azotum 1gm Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
447.11
₹447.11/Injection
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Azotum Injection

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Uses of Azotum Injection

Azotum 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 Azotum Injection

Common

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

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How to use Azotum Injection

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

How Azotum Injection works

Azotum 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 Azotum Injection

Expert advice for Azotum 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 Azotum 1gm Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Azotum 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
Azotum 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Azotum 1gm Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Azotum 1gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azotum 1gm Injection 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
Azotum 1gm Injection is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Azotum 1gm Injection 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 Azotum 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
Azotum is not active against enterococcus, atypicals, extended-spectrum beta-lactamases, and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Azotum is active against pseudomonas, klebsiella and other gram negative bacteria.
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