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Drug information on Azotum (1000 mg) (Aztreonam) from Venus Remedies Ltd.

Azotum (1000 mg)

  Injection
Venus Remedies Ltd.
Generic : Aztreonam
 465.00
1000mg/1Vial
1Vial
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Azotum (1000 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Azotum (1000 mg)

  Central Nervous System: Injection- Seizures, confusion, vertigo, tingling, dizziness.

  Skin: Inhalation- Rash.

Injection- Rash.

  Eye and ENT: Inhalation - Nasal congestion, pharyngolaryngeal pain.

  Gastrointestinal: Inhalation - Abdominal pain, vomiting.

Injection - Diarrhea, nausea, pseudomembranous colitis, vomiting.

  Local: Inflammation of vein after IV administration, pain/swelling at IM injection site.

  Respiratory: Inhalation - Cough, wheezing, asthma.

Injection- Difficulty in breathing.

  Miscellaneous: Inhalation Chest discomfort, fever. Injection - Fever.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

IV/IM -Gram negative infections- 1 to 8 g/day in divided doses depending on severity. Max: 8 g/day.
Urinary tract infection- 0.5 to1 g 8 to12 hours.
IM Cystitis; Gonorrhoea -1 g as a single dose.
Inhalation- 75 mg 3 times daily (at least 4 h apart) for 28 days.

How to use Azotum (1000 mg)?

It is usually administered as an injection at your doctor's office, hospital, or clinic. Inhalation: Do not administer with any other nebulizer.

When is Azotum (1000 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity; lactation

Warnings and Precautions for Azotum (1000 mg)

Do not use this medication if it contains particles, is cloudy or discolored, or if the vial is cracked or damaged.

• Keep this product, as well as syringes and needles, out of the reach of children and pets. Do not reuse needles, syringes, or other materials.

• Mild diarrhea is common with antibiotic use. However, a more serious form of diarrhea (pseudo membranous colitis) may rarely occur. This may develop while you use the antibiotic or within several months after you stop using it. Contact your doctor right away.

• Hypersensitivity to other β-lactams.

• Harmful to liver or kidney functions, and pregnancy.

Other Precautions for Azotum (1000 mg)

Avoid long-term use, otherwise it will cause secondary infection.

Storage Conditions for Azotum (1000 mg)

Injection: Once reconstituted, it should be used within 48 hr if stored at 15-30°C or 7 days if stored at 2-8°C. Do not freeze it.



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