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Prozidom Capsule

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Composition for Prozidom NA Capsule

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10 capsules in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Prozidom Capsule


Uses of Prozidom Capsule

Prozidom Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.

Prozidom Capsule side effects


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


How to use Prozidom Capsule

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. Prozidom Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Prozidom Capsule works

Prozidom Capsule is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.

In Depth Information on Prozidom Capsule

Expert advice for Prozidom Capsule

  • Your doctor has prescribed Prozidom to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Prozidom 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.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Prozidom can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Prozidom Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Prozidom Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Prozidom Capsule 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.
Prozidom Capsule 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.

Avoid prolonged use of Prozidom Capsule, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Prozidom Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Prozidom Capsule should be used with caution in patients wit
h kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Prozidom Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Prozidom Capsule should be used with caution in patients wit
h severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prozidom Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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 about Prozidom Capsule

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

Substitutes for Prozidom

No substitutes found for this medicine
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