Medicine Overview of Zaxtro Tablet
Zaxtro 200mg Tablet is used in serious bacterial infections. It is used for respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infection, skin and skin structure infections and gynaecological infections.
Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.
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. Zaxtro 200mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Zaxtro 200mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.
In Depth Information on Zaxtro Tablet
Faropenem tablet should be used with caution in patients with poor oral intake or poor general state because of vitamin K deficiency and elderly people. Do not start or continue the faropenem and consult your doctor:
- If you have a family history of allergy (atopy) or severe allergic reaction (hypersensitivity) to penicillin,cephalosporin or carbapenem drugs.
- If you have kidney problem.
- If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
- If you experience diarrhea andloose bowel movements.
Zaxtro Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zaxtro 200mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Zaxtro 200mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Zaxtro 200mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
There is limited information available on the use of Zaxtro 200mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Zaxtro 200mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Zaxtro 200mg Tablet, please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions about Zaxtro Tablet
Zaxtro sodium is an antibiotic which belongs to the carbapenem group of beta-lactam antibiotics. It shows a broad antibacterial activity against both aerobic and anaerobic gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.
Zaxtro is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Zaxtro is the drug of choice for many infections caused by gram-positive as well as gram-negative bacteria, including some anaerobes. It is mainly effective against Streptococcus pyogenes, Staphylococcus saprophyticus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Streptococcus milleri, Streptococcus viridans, Staphylococcus aureus, oxacillin susceptible staphylococci, Enterococcus faecalis, Enterococcus faecalis, Enterococcus faecium, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Neisseria meningitides, Haemophillus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, Escherichia coli, Proteus mirabilis, Providentia stuartii, Bacteroides fragilis, Clostridium perfringens, Citrobacter spp., Salmonella spp., Shigella spp., Klebsiella spp., and Peptostreptococcus spp.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Zaxtro with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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