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Maxotaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Maxotaz Injection

Maxotaz Injection side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Maxotaz Injection

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

How Maxotaz Injection works

Maxotaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection is a combination of two medicines: Piperacillin and Tazobactum. Piperacillin 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 Piperacillin against bacteria.

Maxotaz Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Maxotaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Maxotaz 4000 mg/500 mg 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.
Driving
It is not known whether Maxotaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Maxotaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Maxotaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Maxotaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Maxotaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • 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 Maxotaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Stop taking Maxotaz 4000 mg/500 mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.
  • Do not use leftover medicine for treating any infection in the future. Always consult your doctor before taking any antibiotic.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Maxotaz

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Kya fever main cefixime 50 mg dry syrup de sakte haiKitna ml dena hota hai
Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
Hello, Cefixime is a third generation cephalosporin, an antibiotic used in specific bacterial infections. For fever you must use antipyretics like paracetamol to decrease the temperature. Antibiotic is only to be started if bacterial infection is suspected. Do visit a pediatrician for clinical examination of your child.
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Infertility
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Maxotaz?

Use of Maxotaz should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine.

Q. What happens if I overdose?

If you overdose Maxotaz you may suffer severe from anxiety, restlessness or nervousness, or seizure (convulsions). Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of these symptoms.

Q. What is Maxotaz used for?

Maxotaz is used to treat lower respiratory, urinary tract and skin infections.

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References
  1. Medscape. Piperacillin/tazobactum. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Piperacillin sodium/tazobactum sodium. Wrexham: Wockhardt UK Ltd.; 2009 [revised 18 Jul. 2017]. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Piperacillin/Tazobactum. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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