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Tazox 250 mg Injection

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Composition for Tazox 250 mg Injection

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Primary uses of Tazox 250 mg Injection

1 Powder for Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Tazox Powder for Injection


Uses of Tazox Powder for Injection

Tazox 250 mg Injection 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.

Tazox Powder for Injection side effects


Side Effects of Tazox are Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Injection site reaction, Diarrhoea.


How to use Tazox Powder for Injection

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

How Tazox Powder for Injection works

Tazox 250 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.

In Depth Information on Tazox Powder for Injection

Expert advice for Tazox Powder for Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Tazox 250 mg Injection 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 Tazox 250 mg Injection 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, Tazox 250 mg Injection can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Tazox Powder for Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Tazox Powder for Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Tazox 250 mg 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.
Tazox 250 mg 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.
Avoid prolonged use of Tazox 250 mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Tazox 250 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Tazox 250 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tazox 250 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Tazox 250 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Tazox 250 mg Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Tazox Powder for Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Tazox 250 mg Injection, 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 Tazox Powder for Injection

Frequently asked questions about Cefotaxime

Q. Is cefotaxime a sulfa, penicillin or broad spectrum antibiotic?
Cefotaxime does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is a third generation, broad spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic
Q. Is cefotaxime compatible with potassium and TPN?
Yes, cefotaxime can be given with potassium and TPN (total parenteral nutrition)
No, Tazox is not an ototoxic drug when given alone, but when given along with aminoglycoside antibiotics (gentamicin, tobramycin), it may increase ototoxicity
Tazox is a bactericidal agent
Tazox is active against Escherichia coli, group A and B streptococci, pseudomonas and staphylococcus bacteria. In some cases, Streptococcus pneumonia may show resistance to the drug. It may not be effective against methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

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