Zydotum Powder for Injection

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Composition for Zydotum Powder for Injection

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3 gm in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Zydotum Powder for Injection

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Uses of Ceftazidime

Ceftazidime 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.
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Side effects of Ceftazidime

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Ceftazidime

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

How Zydotum Powder for Injection works

Ceftazidime is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the 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

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

How Zydotum Powder for Injection works

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

In Depth Information on Zydotum Powder for Injection

Expert advice for Ceftazidime

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ceftazidime 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 Ceftazidime 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, Ceftazidime can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.

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.
Zydotum Powder for Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Zydotum Powder for Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zydotum Powder for 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Zydotum Powder for 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.
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Driving
Zydotum Powder for Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy
, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Zydotum Powder for Injection should be used with caution in
patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zydotum Powder for Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Zydotum Powder for Injection should be used with caution in
patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zydotum Powder for Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Zydotum Powder for Injection

Frequently asked questions about 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 about 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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