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Pestro Injection


Overview

Introduction

Pestro Injection is a combination of two antibiotics. It is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the infection by killing the microorganisms.

Pestro Injection is generally administered by a healthcare professional and should not be self-administered. Depending on the severity of your underlying illness, your doctor will decide the precise dose and schedule as per which this injection is to be given. It is strictly advised to be used as per the doctor’s prescription.

Some of the common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and rash. Additionally, you may notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling, or redness. You should consult your doctor if these side effects do not get better with time and persist for a longer duration.

Before using the medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. Your doctor may change the dose or prescribe a different medicine. This medicine is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding if used under a doctor’s supervision.

Uses of Pestro Injection

Side effects of Pestro Injection

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Rash
  • Allergic reaction

How to use Pestro Injection

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

How Pestro Injection works

Pestro Injection is a combination of two medicines: Piperacillin and Tazobactum. Piperacillin 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 Piperacillin against bacteria.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Pestro Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pestro 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
Pestro 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Pestro Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pestro Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pestro Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pestro Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pestro Injection may not be needed in these patients. 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 Pestro Injection may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Stop taking Pestro 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.

Patient Concerns

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How it worked, any causes, remides
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
Loteprednol is used in the treatment of inflammatory and allergic conditions of the superficial layers of the eye, such as allergic conjunctivitis (allergic itching and redness of the whites of the eye, with tearing), conjunctivitis that occurs as part of acne rosacea (persistent redness over the areas of the face and nose), superficial punctate keratitis (inflammation of cornea), iritis (Inflammation of the interior eye structures), cyclitis (inflammation of cilliary body of the eye). It is also used in the treatment of postoperative inflammation of the eye after the eye surgery.Tobramycin is used as an injection for treating bacterial infections of the skin, heart, stomach, brain, spinal cord, lungs, and urinary tract (bladder and kidneys). It is also used in the treatment of cystic fibrosis. In the form of eye-drops, it can be used to treat eye infections.
My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
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. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Pestro?

Use of Pestro should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine.

Q. What happens if I overdose?

If you overdose Pestro you may suffer severe from anxiety, restlessness or nervousness, or seizure (convulsions). Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of these symptoms.

Q. What is Pestro used for?

Pestro is used to treat lower respiratory, urinary tract and skin infections.

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References
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