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C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG is a combination medicine. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection.

C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG should only be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Do not miss any scheduled appointments for taking this medicine. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of C Taz Injection

Benefits of C Taz Injection

In Bacterial infections

C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG helps treat infections that are caused by bacteria. It contains two medicines, Ceftriaxone, and Tazobactum. Ceftriaxone stops the growth of infection-causing bacteria. Tazobactum enhances the activity of Ceftriaxone against the bacteria as well as reduces resistance of the bacteria to the antibiotic. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all the infectious bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of C Taz Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of C Taz

  • Diarrhea
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Allergic reaction
  • Rash

How to use C Taz Injection

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

How C Taz Injection works

C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG is a combination of two medicines: Ceftriaxone and Tazobactum. Ceftriaxone is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Tazobactum is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Ceftriaxone against bacteria.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG 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
CAUTION
C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
UNSAFE
C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment of C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance. 
  • 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. Taking probiotics along with C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
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Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

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FAQs

Q. How long does C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG takes to work?

Usually, C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using C TAZ INJECTION 1000 MG/125 MG?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

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References

  1. Ciplamed. Ceftriaxone + Tazobactum. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. MedIndia. Ceftriaxone + Tazobactum. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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