Aztreo 500mg Injection

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Aztreo 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
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Medicine Overview of Aztreo Injection

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Uses of Aztreo Injection

Aztreo 500mg 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 Aztreo Injection

Common

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

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How to use Aztreo Injection

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

How Aztreo Injection works

Aztreo 500mg 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 Aztreo Injection

Expert advice for Aztreo 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 Aztreo 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Aztreo 500mg 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
Aztreo 500mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hum
an 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
Aztreo 500mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Aztreo 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aztreo 500mg 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
Aztreo 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Aztreo 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Aceno 1mg Tablet, Aceno 2mg Tablet, Aceno 3mg Tablet, Aceno 4mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Aztreo 500mg 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
Aztreo is not active against enterococcus, atypicals, extended-spectrum beta-lactamases, and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Aztreo is active against pseudomonas, klebsiella and other gram negative bacteria.
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