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Tazomac 4.5gm Injection


Overview

Uses of Tazomac Injection

Tazomac 4.5gm Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Tazomac Injection side effects

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

How to use Tazomac Injection

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

How Tazomac Injection works

Tazomac 4.5gm 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.

Tazomac Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Tazomac 4.5gm 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Tazomac 4.5gm 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.
Driving
It is not known whether Tazomac 4.5gm Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tazomac 4.5gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tazomac 4.5gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Tazomac 4.5gm Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tazomac 4.5gm Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • 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 Tazomac 4.5gm Injection may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Stop taking Tazomac 4.5gm 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.
  • Do not use leftover medicine for treating any infection in the future. Always consult your doctor before taking any antibiotic.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tazomac

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Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
He is suffering from Lungs problem Actually he's a smoker & Diabetic. Before 2 week his left lung was collapsed and left lung got shrink . Doctor had done chest tube & after he got pneumonitis doctor has starting Antibiotic(Tazomac 4.5gm TDS +linezolid 600 BD) with Nebulizer of Foracort & Duolin + Doxyphillin 400 tab.TDS Doctor gave this treatment for 10 day after . After this CBC was Normal. but chest tube Bag was bubbling . Doctor remove chest tube becoz the Bag was looking normal But after three Days lungs collapse and Again Doctor Is doing same process . I am attaching report (CECT, Sputum complete Examination , CBC ,Blood culture etc.) with this. Please guide me the Better way to improve. What shoul we do.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Patient has Pneumothorax with pleural effusion and mild pericardial effusion. there are cavitation in lungs. cause could be Tuberculosis, Malignancy, fungal infection most likely. You need to consult a Doctor specialising in respiratory diseases.
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FAQs

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Tazomac?

Use of Tazomac 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 Tazomac 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 Tazomac used for?

Tazomac is used to treat lower respiratory, urinary tract and skin infections.
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Atlanta Arcade, Marol Church Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400059, INDIA.
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2 ml in 1 vial
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