Pratham Stat 1gm Injection

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Pratham 1gm Injection

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76.72
₹2.56/Injection
30 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Pratham Injection

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Uses of Pratham Injection

Pratham Stat 1gm Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.
It is used in bacterial infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Pratham Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Pratham Injection

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

How Pratham Injection works

Pratham stat 1gm injection is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Pratham Injection

Expert advice for Pratham Injection

  • 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 Pratham immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Pratham Stat 1gm Injection
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Pratham Stat 1gm Injection.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pratham Stat 1gm Injection 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
Pratham Stat 1gm Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human studies 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.

There may be a possibility of diarrhea or rash in the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Pratham Stat 1gm Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Pratham Stat 1gm Injection should be used with caution in pa
tients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pratham Stat 1gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Pratham Stat 1gm Injection should be used with caution in pa
tients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pratham Stat 1gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Azithromycin, 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 Pratham 1gm Injection

Frequently asked questions for Azithromycin

Yes, Pratham is an antibiotic. It belongs to a class of antibiotics known as macrolides. It can be used to treat bacterial sinusitis, tonsillitis, ear infections, pneumonia and many other if caused by micro-organisms sensitive to Pratham. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.
Pratham is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking Pratham in these conditions.
Q. Are Pratham and erythromycin same?
No, Pratham and erythromycin are two different antibiotics but belong to the same class of antibiotics. They differ in their action against different bacteria.
Pratham is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Pratham can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over Pratham for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.
No, Pratham is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.
Fever is a symptom which could be due to an underlying infection like bacterial, viral or fungal. Pratham can be used for the treatment of bacterial infections only. Please take advice from your physician before taking any antibiotic for fever as it is important to identify the type of infection causing fever.
Pratham is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.
Pratham can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of Pratham in the treatment of acne. However, it is always advised that you should consult to your physician before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Pratham with paracetamol?
Pratham can be taken with paracetamol as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pratham with omeprazole?
Pratham can be taken with omeprazole as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pratham with ibuprofen?
Pratham can be taken with ibuprofen as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pratham with esomeprazole?
Pratham can be taken with esomeprazole as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No interactions have been clinically observed between Pratham and birth control pills (oral contraceptives). However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please talk to your doctor if you have been advised to take Pratham and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).
No, Pratham cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Pratham can help in relieving cough only if it would be effective in treating the underlying infection. Please talk to your doctor before taking any medicine for your cough.
Pratham has not been reported to affect sperms.
No, Pratham does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking Pratham.
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of Pratham. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking Pratham.
Pratham is not known to affect fertility in humans. Inadequate data is available for humans. Please consult your doctor if you have concerns regarding the same.
Yes, Pratham can be taken for throat infection caused by streptococcus. However, this an alternative medicine for the same. There are other antibiotics available which could be more effective in the treatment of streptococcal throat infections. Please take the advice from your doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Pratham would be helpful in a toothache (tooth pain) only when there is an underlying infection which is causing the pain. Please talk to your doctor before taking Pratham or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.
No, Pratham is not recommended for the treatment of flu (influenza infection). Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing the signs and symptoms of flu (influenza infection) before taking any medicines including antibiotics like Pratham as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.
Yes, Pratham can help to treat a bacterial sinus infection. However, as always advisable, antibiotics should only be taken only when the infection is properly diagnosed by the doctor and then antibiotics are taken as advised.
Pratham is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.
Yes, Pratham can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.
Pratham can be taken to treat tooth infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor to treat the infection.
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Substitutes for Pratham

No substitutes found for this medicine
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