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Orizolin 1 gm Injection

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Overview

Introduction of Orizolin Injection

Orizolin 1 gm Injection is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs (eg. pneumonia), ear, urinary tract, skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, blood, and heart. It is also used to prevent infections during surgery.

Orizolin 1 gm Injection fights and stops the growth of bacteria. This helps to improve your symptoms and cure the underlying infection. It is given as a slow drip (intravenous infusion) under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you. You should use this medicine regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule 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. The most common side effects of this medicine include rash, nausea, indigestion, diarrhea, and changes in liver function tests. Some people may develop temporary redness or pain at the site of injection. These side effects are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days. Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics, and if you have any liver or kidney problems. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.

Uses of Orizolin Injection

Orizolin Injection side effects

Common
  • Rash
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea

How to use Orizolin Injection

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

How Orizolin Injection works

Orizolin 1 gm Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Orizolin Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Orizolin 1 gm Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Orizolin 1 gm 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Orizolin 1 gm 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.
Avoid prolonged use of Orizolin 1 gm Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
UNSAFE
Orizolin 1 gm Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Orizolin 1 gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Orizolin 1 gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Orizolin 1 gm Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Orizolin 1 gm Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Orizolin Injection?

If you miss a dose of Orizolin 1 gm Injection, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Orizolin 1 gm 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.
  • Discontinue Orizolin 1 gm Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Orizolin 1 gm Injection as it may cause increased side effects.

Patient Concerns

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Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Orizolin cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Orizolin 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 diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. What if Orizolin doesn't work?

Talk to your doctor if Orizolin doesn't seem to work for you. Your doctor may increase the dose of Orizolin or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Orizolin?

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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