Q. What organisms does Fortum 1gm Injection cover?
Fortum 1gm Injection is active against pseudomonas, anaerobes, and staphylococcus bacteria. It may not be effective against methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
Q. How is Fortum 1gm Injection administered?
Fortum 1gm Injection is administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor and should not be self administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Fortum 1gm Injection.
Q. Can the use of Fortum 1gm Injection cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Fortum 1gm Injection can cause diarrhea. Fortum 1gm Injection is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. How long does Fortum 1gm Injection take to work?
Usually, Fortum 1gm Injection starts working soon after you take it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and relieve your symptoms completely.
Q. What if I do not get better after using Fortum 1gm Injection?
Inform your doctor if you do not feel better even after finishing the full course of treatment. You must also inform your doctor if the symptoms get worse while using this medicine.
Q. Is Fortum 1gm Injection effective?
Fortum 1gm Injection is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Fortum 1gm Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 17th May 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.