Ozid 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Ozid 500mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Kidney
54.9
₹5.49/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for Ozid Tablet

Ceftalin 500mg Tablet
Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹30.93/Tablet
463% costlier

Medicine Overview of Ozid Tablet

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Uses of Ozid Tablet

Ozid 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Ozid Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Ozid Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ozid 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Ozid Tablet works

Ozid 500mg tablet 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 Ozid Tablet

Expert advice for Ozid Tablet

  • 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 Ozid 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 Ozid 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ozid 500mg Tablet 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
Ozid 500mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human st
udies 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.
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Driving
Ozid 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Ozid 500mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Dosage should be reduced in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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 Ozid 500mg Tablet

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, Ozid is a dialyzable drug
Q. Is ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin compatible?
Yes, ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin are compatible when taken together
Ozid is active against pseudomonas, anaerobes, and staphylococcus bacteria. It may not be effective against methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
No, Ozid 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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