Q. What is Pactum Injection?
Pactum Injection is a combination of two medicines. It is used to treat bacterial infections like tonsillitis, sinusitis, otitis media, respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, boils, abscesses, cellulitis, wound infection, bone infection and oral cavity infections.
Q. Is it safe to use Pactum Injection?
Pactum Injection is safe to use when taken as advised by the doctor. However, in some patients, it may cause common side effects like diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, rash, allergic reaction, etc. If you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine, inform your doctor as soon as possible.
Q. How is Pactum Injection administered?
Pactum Injection should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only 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 Pactum Injection.
Q. Are there any specific cautions associated with the use of Pactum Injection?
The use of Pactum Injection is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to penicillins or any other ingredient of the medicine. It should not be used in patients with a history of liver disease. Therefore, consult your doctor before using Pactum Injection.
Q. Can the use of Pactum Injection cause contraceptive failure?
Yes, the use of Pactum Injection can lower the efficacy of birth control pills. Consult your doctor and seek advice regarding the use of other methods of contraception (e.g., condom, diaphragm, spermicide) while you are taking Pactum Injection.
Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of Pactum Injection?
No, Pactum Injection should be used in the recommended dose only. Overdose of Pactum Injection can increase the risks of side effects. Pactum Injection may take some time to show its full effect and treat your infection, be patient. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Pactum Injection?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. Can Pactum Injection cause an allergic reaction?
Yes, Pactum Injection can cause an allergic reaction. It is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of allergic reaction like hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat.
Q. Can the use of Pactum Injection cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Pactum Injection can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. In addition to that, it can also affect the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and cause diarrhea. In case you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less frequency of urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting a doctor.