Zydotum Powder

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Composition for Zydotum Powder

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Medicine Overview of Zydotum Powder

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Uses of Ceftazidime

Ceftazidime is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Ceftazidime

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Ceftazidime

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zydotum Powder at a fixed time.

How Zydotum Powder 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.
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Uses of Sulbactam

Sulbactam is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Sulbactam

Common

Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Jaundice, Abnormal liver function tests, Allergic reaction, Hives, Redness of skin, Ankle swelling, Limb swelling, Difficulty in swalloing, Shortness of breath, Facial swelling, Skin swelling, Tongue swelling, Throat swelling, Injection site bruising, Injection site bleeding, Stomach cramp, Wheezing.

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How to use Sulbactam

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Zydotum Powder at a fixed time.

How Zydotum Powder works

Sulbactam blocks the action of the enzymes produced by bacteria to inactivate the antibiotics.

In Depth Information on Zydotum Powder

Expert advice for Ceftazidime

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Ceftazidime immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

Expert advice for Sulbactam

  • It is preferentially given as an injection directly into a vein or into a muscle but tablet form is also available.
  • Tell the doctor if you have diabetes and regularly check your urine for sugar level; ampicillin and sulbactam may cause false positive results.
  • Do not start or continue the sulbactam and consult your doctor: If you have asthma, runny nose due to allergy (hay fever), or kidney or gastrointestinal disease especially inflammation of large intestine (colitis), If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding or become pregnant while taking ampicillin and sulbactam.
Warnings
Special precautions for Zydotum Powder
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zydotum Powder 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Zydotum Powder 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 Zydotum Powder, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Zydotum Powder may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or de
crease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Zydotum Powder should be used with caution in patients with
kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zydotum Powder may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Zydotum Powder should be used with caution in patients with
severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zydotum Powder may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Zydotum Powder

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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Frequently asked questions for Sulbactam

Q. Is Sulbactam a sulfa (sulfonamide) drug?
Sulbactam does not contain sulfa. It is a semisynthetic beta lactamase Inhibitor
Q. What is Sulbactam sodium?
Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor used as the sodium salt to increase the antibacterial activity of penicillins
Q. Is Sulbactam safe?
Sulbactam is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Substitutes for Zydotum

No substitutes found for this medicine
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