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Azactam Injection Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is aztreonam (Azactam Injection)?
- What are the possible side effects of aztreonam (Azactam Injection)?
- What is the most important information I should know about aztreonam (Azactam Injection)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before using aztreonam (Azactam Injection)?
- How should I use aztreonam (Azactam Injection)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Azactam Injection)?
- What happens if I overdose (Azactam Injection)?
- What should I avoid while using aztreonam (Azactam Injection)?
- What other drugs will affect aztreonam (Azactam Injection)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Azactam Injection)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Azactam Injection)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using aztreonam (Azactam Injection)?
Antibiotic medicines can cause diarrhea, which may be a sign of a new infection. If you have diarrhea that is watery or bloody, stop taking aztreonam and call your doctor. Do not use anti-diarrhea medicine unless your doctor tells you to.
What other drugs will affect aztreonam (Azactam Injection)?
The following drugs can interact with aztreonam. Tell your doctor if you are using any of these:
- amikacin (Amikin);
- gentamicin (Garamycin);
- kanamycin (Kantrex);
- neomycin (Mycifradin, Neo-Fradin, Neo-Tab);
- streptomycin; or
- tobramycin (Nebcin, Tobi).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with aztreonam. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about aztreonam.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Azactam Injection Information
- Azactam Injection Drug Interactions Center: aztreonam inj
- Azactam Injection Side Effects Center
- Azactam Injection Overview including Precautions
- Azactam Injection FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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