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Fortacef 1 Gm Injection 1

Fortacef 1 Gm Injection 1

FORTACEF

    • Rs. 253.00


    USES :

    Ceftazidime is used to treat many kinds of bacterial infections ranging from severe to moderate. It is also used for typhoid infections.

    How does the drug work?

    Ceftazidime belongs to the class of cephalosporin antibiotics. It is a bactericidal agent that acts by inhibiting a chemical called peptidoglycan, which is an essential compound for the bacterial cell wall synthesis, thereby preventing bacterial infection.

    What are the common side effect?

    The most common reported side effects of ceftazidime are allergy, flushing, injection site burning and pain, chest pain, dizziness, skin rash, headache, heartburn, black and bloody stools, and bloating.

    Important Information for use

    • People with bone marrow depression should not use Zepcar CR medicine.

    • Avoid the Zepcar CR drug if an allergic reaction was seen with an earlier use of carbamazepine.

    • Do not take any other antidepressant drugs along with Carbafen tablet. If a MAO-inhibitor drug was used in the past 14 days, then do not take Zepcar CR.

    • Call the doctor immediately in the case of skin rash, unusual weakness, bleeding and fever. This is because of the chances of Carbafen side effects such as life-threatening skin rash.

    • Continue the Zepcar CR medication for the full length prescribed by the doctor.

    • Pregnant women should not start or stop using Zepcar CR unless instructed by the doctor.

    • Don’t get exposed to sunlight due to the risk of sunburn with Zepcar CR.

    • Do not take grapefruit juice while using Zepcar CR.

    FAQs :

    1. I am scheduled for a dental surgery. Can I take ceftazidime? Yes. You can take ceftazidime before the dental surgery to avoid bacterial infections.

    2. Is ceftazidime safe for the patients with heart problems? Yes. ceftazidime is safe to treat bacterial infections in the patients with heart conditions.

    3. I experience diarrhea while using ceftazidime. Should I stop using the drug? Diarrhea is the common side effect of ceftazidime medicine. Report it to the doctor before the side effect worsens.

    4. Which drugs should I avoid while taking ceftazidime? Patients should avoid warfarin (anticoagulants), gentamicin (aminoglycoside), cyclosporine or heparin while taking ceftazidime medicine as they may have drug-drug interaction.

    5. Can I take vaccine for TB while taking ceftazidime injection? No, live vaccines such as TB vaccine may decrease the effectiveness of ceftazidime injection.

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