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ZAXTRO 200MG TABLET

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Composition FOR ZAXTRO

Faropenem(200 mg)

food interaction for ZAXTRO

alcohol interaction for ZAXTRO

pregnancy interaction for ZAXTRO

lactation interaction for ZAXTRO

medicine interaction for ZAXTRO

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zaxtro 200mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR ZAXTRO

Faropenem(200 mg)

Uses

Zaxtro 200mg tablet is used in serious bacterial infections

How it works

Zaxtro 200mg tablet 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

Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure

SUBSTITUTES FOR ZAXTRO

12 Substitutes
12 Substitutes
Sorted By
RelevancePrice
  • FARONEM 200 MG TABLET
    (6 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 71.17/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 427
    pay 42% more per tablet
  • FAROBACT 200MG TABLET
    (6 tablets in strip)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 67/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 402
    pay 34% more per tablet
  • FARONAC 200MG TABLET
    (6 tablets in strip)
    Micro Labs Ltd
    Rs. 69.33/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 416
    pay 39% more per tablet
  • DUONEM 200 MG TABLET
    (3 tablets in strip)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 70.17/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 210.50
    pay 40% more per tablet
  • ORPENEM 200 MG TABLET
    (6 tablets in strip)
    Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 66.33/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 398
    pay 33% more per tablet

Expert advice FOR ZAXTRO

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.
 

Frequently asked questions FOR ZAXTRO

Faropenem

Q. What is faropenem sodium?
Faropenem is a carbapenem beta-lactamase inhibitor used as the sodium salt to increase the antibacterial activity

Q. Is faropenem safe?
Faropenem is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. What organisms does faropenem cover?
Faropenem is drug of choice for many 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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)