MEGAZID 1GM INJECTION

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Composition FOR MEGAZID 1gm injection

Ceftazidime(1gm)

food interaction for MEGAZID injection

alcohol interaction for MEGAZID injection

pregnancy interaction for MEGAZID injection

lactation interaction for MEGAZID injection

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Megazid 1gm injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Megazid 1gm 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Megazid 1gm injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR MEGAZID 1gm injection

Ceftazidime(1gm)

Megazid injection uses

Megazid 1gm injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How megazid injection works

Megazid 1gm 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.

Common side effects of megazid injection

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

SUBSTITUTES FOR MEGAZID injection

32 Substitutes
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  • TAZID 1GM INJECTION
    (10 ML injection in vial)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 23.19/ML of injection
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    Rs. 231.94
    save 89% more per ML of injection
  • FORTUM 1GM INJECTION
    (1 GM injection in vial)
    Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 317.05/GM of injection
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    Rs. 317.05
    pay 44% more per GM of injection
  • FORTACEF 1GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 265/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 265
    pay 20% more per injection
  • STEF 1GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 276.20/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 276.20
    pay 26% more per injection
  • FOTARAN 1GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Vhb Life Sciences Inc
    Rs. 240/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 240
    pay 9% more per injection

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Expert advice FOR MEGAZID 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR MEGAZID 1gm injection

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
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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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)