Ceftazidime + Tazobactum is a combination of two medicines: Ceftazidime + Tazobactum1 and Ceftazidime + Tazobactum2. Ceftazidime + Tazobactum1 is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Ceftazidime + Tazobactum2 is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Ceftazidime + Tazobactum1 against bacteria.
Yes, the use of Megazid XP can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. How long does Megazid XP takes to work?
Usually, Megazid XP starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Q. What if I don't get better after using Megazid XP?
Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Nov 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.