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ZADIMAC HS 500 MG/62.6 MG INJECTION

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Composition for ZADIMAC HS

Ceftazidime(500 mg),Tazobactum(62.6 mg)

food interaction for ZADIMAC HS

alcohol interaction for ZADIMAC HS

pregnancy interaction for ZADIMAC HS

lactation interaction for ZADIMAC HS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Zadimac hs 500 mg/62.6 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ZADIMAC HS

Ceftazidime(500 mg)

Uses

Ceftazidime is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.

How it works

Ceftazidime 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.

Common side effects

Liver enzyme increased, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Fever, Injection site pain, Injection site redness, Black and bloody stools, Reduced blood platelets, Stomach cramp, Vomiting
Tazobactum(62.6 mg)

Uses

Tazobactum is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Tazobactam belongs to group of medicines called beta lactamase Inhibitor  It works by preventing destruction of beta-lactam antibiotics from chemicals released from bacteria and extends their spectrum of activity.

Common side effects

Liver enzyme increased, Bruise, Bleeding, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Altered taste, Shortness of breath, Flatulence, Headache, Insomnia, Itching, Skin rash, Stomach upset, Vomiting

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Expert advice for ZADIMAC HS

  • Ceftazidime is usually given by a doctor or a nurse as an injection directly into the vein or muscle.
  • Do not drive if you feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with ceftazidime.
  • If you are taking birth conrol pills, ceftazidime can make them less effective. Ask your doctor about using a non-hormone method of birth control while taking this drug to avoid pregnancy.
  • Do not start or continue the ceftazidime and consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for ZADIMAC HS

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

Q.Is ceftazidime the same as Rocephin?
No, Rocephin is the brand name for ceftriaxone

Q.Is ceftazidime dialyzable?
Yes, ceftazidime is a dialyzable drug

Q.Is ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin compatible?
Yes, ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin are compatible when taken together

Q.What organisms does ceftazidime cover?
Ceftazidime is active against pseudomonas, anaerobes, and staphylococcus bacteria. It may not be effective against methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Q.Is ceftazidime nephrotoxic?
No, ceftazidime 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.

Tazobactum

Q.Is tazobactam a sulfa (sulfonamide) drug?
Sulbactam does not contain sulfa. It is a beta lactamase Inhibitor

Q.What is tazobactam sodium?
Tazobactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor used as the sodium salt to increase the antibacterial activity of piperacillin

Q.What is tazact 4.5?
Tazact 4.5 is the brand name for combination of tazobactam and piperacillin

Q.What organisms does tazobactam/piperacillin cover?
Tazobactam in combination with piperacillin is mainly effective against anaerobes and enterococcus, listeria, staphylococcus, citrobacter, haemophilus, moraxella and proteus species but methicillin-resistant staphylococci are resistant to tazobactam/piperacillin

Q.Is tazobactam safe?
Tazobactam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 28 May, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)