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Aztrone 500mg Injection

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Overview

Introduction

Aztrone 500mg Injection is an antibiotic used to prevent or treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This may include infections of the urinary tract, blood, brain, ear, skin, and soft tissue, abdomen, bone, windpipe and lungs.

Aztrone 500mg Injection is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

Rash, vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea may be seen as the most common side effects. Temporary pain, swelling, and redness at the injection site may also occur at the injection site. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects persist or if your condition does not improve despite treatment.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy or heart problems before taking this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine.

Uses of Aztrone Injection

Side effects of Aztrone Injection

Common
  • Rash
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Aztrone Injection

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

How Aztrone Injection works

Aztrone 500mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Aztrone 500mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Aztrone 500mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Aztrone 500mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Aztrone 500mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Aztrone 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aztrone 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Aztrone 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Aztrone 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Aztrone 500mg Injection for the treatment of bacterial infections.
  • It is given by an injection or drip into a vein or into a muscle in the buttock or thigh.
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Aztrone with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Altrom, Cenorol, Cgtrom
MODERATE
Brand(s): Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
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Brand(s): Dindevan
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Patient Concerns

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I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
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Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Is Aztrone safe to use in patients who are allergic to penicillins?

Aztrone can be safely used in patients who are allergic to penicillins. This medicine has shown no cross-reactivity when used in patients with penicillin allergy.

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