Home>Fortum>fortum 2gm injection

Fortum 2gm Injection

Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Fortum 2gm Injection

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

1 Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Fortum Injection


Uses of Fortum Injection

Fortum 2gm Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.

Fortum Injection side effects


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


How to use Fortum Injection

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

How Fortum Injection works

Fortum 2gm Injection is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.

In Depth Information on Fortum Injection

Expert advice for Fortum Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Fortum to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Fortum and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • 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.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Fortum can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
video imgplay img
Fortum Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Fortum Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Fortum 2gm 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.
Fortum 2gm 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.

Avoid prolonged use of Fortum 2gm Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Fortum 2gm Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Fortum 2gm Injection should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fortum 2gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Fortum 2gm Injection should be used with caution in patients
with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fortum 2gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ceftazidime, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Fortum Injection

Frequently asked questions about Ceftazidime

Q. Is ceftazidime a sulfa, penicillin or a beta lactam drug?
Ceftazidime does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is beta lactam cephalosporin antibiotic
No, Rocephin is the brand name for ceftriaxone
Yes, Fortum is a dialyzable drug
Q. Is ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin compatible?
Yes, ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin are compatible when taken together
Fortum is active against pseudomonas, anaerobes, and staphylococcus bacteria. It may not be effective against methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
No, Fortum is not a nephrotoxic drug when given alone but when given along with aminoglycoside antibiotics (gentamicin, tobramycin) or diuretics such as furosemide, it may increase nephrotoxicity.

Substitutes for Fortum Injection

Fortum ES 2gm Injection
Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹225.62/gm of Injection
save 70%
Forzid 2gm Injection
United Biotech Pvt Ltd
save 32%
Orzid 2gm Injection
Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd
save 63%
Top Physicians
Dr. Yoginder Gupta
MBBS, MD, Fellowship, Fellowship
Dr. Pooja Khosla
MBBS, MD, Fellowship
cross img