Substitutes for FOTARAN INJECTION
FORTUM 250MG INJECTION
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OTAX 250MG INJECTION
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Medicine Overview of FOTARAN INJECTION
Uses of FOTARAN INJECTION
Fotaran 250mg injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Side effects of FOTARAN INJECTION
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
How to use FOTARAN INJECTION
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How FOTARAN INJECTION works
Fotaran 250mg 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 FOTARAN INJECTION
Expert advice for FOTARAN INJECTION
- Only use Ceftazidime when prescribed by a registered medical doctor.
- Always take the full prescription, even if you feel better.
- Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently.
- Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
- Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
- Avoid taking for a long duration as there is a risk of serious intestinal infection and low blood count.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Special precautions for FOTARAN 250MG INJECTION
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Fotaran 250mg injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Fotaran 250mg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Dosage should be reduced in patients with renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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.
Frequently asked questions for FOTARAN 250MG INJECTION
Frequently asked questions for 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
Q. Is ceftazidime the same as Rocephin?
No, Rocephin is the brand name for ceftriaxone
Q. Is ceftazidime dialyzable?
Yes, ceftazidime is a dialyzable drug
Q. Is ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin compatible?
Yes, ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin are compatible when taken together
Q. What organisms does ceftazidime cover?
Ceftazidime is active against pseudomonas, anaerobes, and staphylococcus bacteria. It may not be effective against methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
Q. Is ceftazidime nephrotoxic?
No, ceftazidime 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.