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Drug information on Azvzn (1000 mg (Aztreonam) from Alwin Wilcare Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Azvzn (1000 mg

  Injection
Alwin Wilcare Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Aztreonam
 595.00
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 Azvzn (1000 mg may be prescribed


Side effects of Azvzn (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 Azvzn (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 Azvzn (1000 mg not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity; lactation

Warnings and Precautions for Azvzn (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 Azvzn (1000 mg

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

Storage Conditions for Azvzn (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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