Megazid 125mg Injection

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Composition for Megazid 125mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Megazid Injection

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Uses of Megazid Injection

Megazid 125mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Megazid Injection

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Megazid Injection

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

How Megazid Injection works

Megazid 125mg 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 Megazid Injection

Expert advice for Megazid Injection

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Megazid immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Megazid 125mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Megazid 125mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Megazid 125mg 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 Megazid 125mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Megazid 125mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Megazid 125mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Megazid 125mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Megazid 125mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Megazid 125mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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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 for Megazid 125mg 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
No, Rocephin is the brand name for ceftriaxone
Yes, Megazid is a dialyzable drug
Q. Is ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin compatible?
Yes, ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin are compatible when taken together
Megazid is active against pseudomonas, anaerobes, and staphylococcus bacteria. It may not be effective against methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
No, Megazid 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.
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