"Oct. 22, 2014 -- Three Americans who have survived Ebola may have one man to thank for their recoveries: Kent Brantly, MD.
Brantly, the first person to be treated for and recover from Ebola in the U.S., donated his blood -- and the potentia"...
Patients should be counseled that antibacterial drugs, including ZOSYN, should only be used to treat bacterial infections. They do not treat viral infections (e.g., the common cold). When ZOSYN is prescribed to treat a bacterial infection, patients should be told that although it is common to feel better early in the course of therapy, the medication should be taken exactly as directed. Skipping doses or not completing the full course of therapy may (1) decrease the effectiveness of the immediate treatment and (2) increase the likelihood that bacteria will develop resistance and will not be treatable by ZOSYN or other antibacterial drugs in the future.
Diarrhea is a common problem caused by antibiotics which usually ends when the antibiotic is discontinued. Sometimes after starting treatment with antibiotics, patients can develop watery and bloody stools (with or without stomach cramps and fever) even as late as two or more months after having taken the last dose of the antibiotic. If this occurs, patients should contact their physician as soon as possible.
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/13/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Zosyn Information
Zosyn - User Reviews
Zosyn User Reviews
Now you can gain knowledge and insight about a drug treatment with Patient Discussions.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
Find out what women really need.