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Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection is a combination medicine. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the microorganisms to prevent their growth and further spread of the infection.

Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection should only be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Do not miss any scheduled appointments for taking this medicine. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, etc. If any of the side effects get aggravated, you must consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water. Your doctor may ask for a few laboratory and diagnostic tests to know the effects of the medicine on your body.

Uses of Megazid XP Injection

Side effects of Megazid XP Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Megazid XP

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Megazid XP Injection

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

How Megazid XP Injection works

Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection is a combination of two medicines: Ceftazidime and Tazobactum. Ceftazidime 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 Ceftazidime against bacteria.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • 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 Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 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.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
Azithromycin-500 mg tab dosage for my throat infections
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Ask ur prescribing doctor Get urself tested if it's required Do not see medicate
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection takes to work?

Usually, Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Megazid XP 500 mg/62.5 mg Injection?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

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References

  1. Drugs.com. Ceftazidime. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Tazobactum. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Ceftazidime. Uxbridge, Middlesex: GlaxoSmithKline UK; 1983 [revised 7 Jan. 2016]. [Accessed 09 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Mapra Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., 201, Adhyaru Industrial Estate, Lower Parel, Mumbai – 400 013
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: March, 2021

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