Medicine Overview of Prozidom Capsule
Uses of Prozidom Capsule
Prozidom Capsule is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections.
Side effects of Prozidom Capsule
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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Prozidom Capsule at a fixed time.
How Prozidom Capsule works
Prozidom capsule 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 Prozidom Capsule
Expert advice for Prozidom Capsule
- 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 Prozidom 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.
Special precautions for Prozidom Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Prozidom Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
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.+more
Avoid prolonged use of Prozidom Capsule, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea....
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+more
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Prozidom Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Dosage should be reduced in patients with renal impairment....
Dosage should be reduced in patients with renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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.
Frequently asked questions for Prozidom NA Capsule
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, 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