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Ntn 50mg Injection

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Product introduction

Ntn 50mg Injection is an antibiotic used to prevent or treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This may include infections of the urinary tract, bones and joints, lungs (e.g. pneumonia), blood, and some others.

Ntn 50mg Injection may also be used in hospitalized patients to prevent infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Your doctor may shift you to another antibiotic after culture reports become available. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

This medicine may cause toxicity of the ear (ototoxicity) or kidney damage as side effects in some patients. Therefore, please follow all the instructions given by your doctor while using this medicine. Your doctor may monitor you with regular kidney function tests or hearing tests during treatment. This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Uses of Ntn Injection

Benefits of Ntn Injection

In Bacterial infections

Ntn 50mg Injection is the injection form of an antibiotic medicine that stops the growth of the infection causing bacteria in your body. It is often injected by a doctor or a nurse either into a vein or a muscle. This medicine is used to treat many different types of infections such as urinary tract, bones and joints, lungs (eg. pneumonia), brain, blood, and some others. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Ntn 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 Ntn

  • Ototoxicity
  • Kidney damage

How to use Ntn Injection

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

How Ntn Injection works

Ntn 50mg Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Safety advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Ntn 50mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ntn 50mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Ntn 50mg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Ntn 50mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ntn 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ntn 50mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ntn 50mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ntn Injection?

If you miss a dose of Ntn 50mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ntn 50mg Injection to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • It is given as an injection into muscle, vein, or drip (infusion) into vein. 
  • Your doctor may get regular blood, urine, or hearing tests while you are on this medication.
  • Your doctor will ensure that you are well hydrated before and during treatment with this medicine. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
  • Discontinue Ntn 50mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aminoglycosides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Aminoglycosides

Interaction with drugs

Taking Ntn with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Abamune, A-Bec
Serious
Brand(s): Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
Serious
Brand(s): Alendrate, Alenost, Aldrofos
Serious
Brand(s): Amfocare
Serious

Patient concerns

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I am pregnant and also have HBsAg please suggest what to do
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Ntn needs to be done at present. Opt for caesarean section delivery and inform the paediatrician for baby
Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
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FAQs

Q. Is Ntn 50mg Injection safe?

Ntn 50mg Injection is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. How is Ntn 50mg Injection administered?

Ntn 50mg Injection should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Ntn 50mg Injection.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, Ntn 50mg Injection should be taken in the recommended dose only. Overdose of Ntn 50mg Injection can increase the risks of side effects. If you experience an increase in the severity of your symptoms during the treatment, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Is Ntn 50mg Injection effective?

Ntn 50mg Injection is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Ntn 50mg Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Ntn 50mg Injection?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, consult your doctor if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine. The doctor may modify the dose or suggest an alternative medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Ntn 50mg Injection when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ntn 50mg Injection without consulting your doctor even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Therefore, for better and complete treatment, it is advised to continue your treatment for the prescribed duration.

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References

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  2. Chambers HF, Deck DH. Aminoglycosides & Spectinomycin. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 812-13.
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