TAZOMAC 4.5 GM INJECTION

Generic : Piperacillin (4000mg) + Tazobactum (500mg)

Treatment : Bacterial Infections

Pack size  : 2 ml in 1 vial

Manufacturer : Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Made In : INDIA

Unit Price

$5.73

PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Tazomac 4.5gm Injection is a combination of two antibiotics. It is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It fights against the infection by killing the microorganisms.

Tazomac 4.5gm Injection is generally administered by a healthcare professional and should not be self-administered. Depending on the severity of your underlying illness, your doctor will decide the precise dose and schedule as per which this injection is to be given. It is strictly advised to be used as per the doctor’s prescription.

Before using the medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. Your doctor may change the dose or prescribe a different medicine. This medicine is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding if used under a doctor’s supervision.

 

BENEFITS OF TAZOMAC INJECTION

In Bacterial infections

Tazomac 4.5gm Injection contains two different medicines that work together to kill the bacteria that cause infections. Piperacillin belongs to a group of medicines called penicillins that work by stopping the growth of bacteria. Tazobactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor that reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Piperacillin against bacteria.

Tazomac 4.5gm Injection can be used to treat many different bacterial infections such as ear, sinus, throat, lung, urinary tract, skin, teeth, joints, and bones. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

 

HOW TO USE TAZOMAC INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

 

HOW TAZOMAC INJECTION WORKS

Tazomac 4.5gm Injection is a combination of two medicines: Piperacillin and Tazobactum. Piperacillin is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Tazobactum is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Piperacillin against bacteria.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Tazomac 4.5gm Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
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Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tazomac 4.5gm Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tazomac 4.5gm Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
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Driving

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Tazomac 4.5gm Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Tazomac 4.5gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tazomac 4.5gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tazomac 4.5gm Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tazomac 4.5gm Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

 

Interaction with drugs

  • HEPARIN
  • METHOTREXATE
  • TOBRAMYCIN
  • VANCOMYCIN
  • PROBENECID
  • VECURONIUM

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE TAZOMAC INJECTION?

If you miss a dose of Tazomac 4.5gm Injection, please consult your doctor.

SIDE EFFECTS

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Tazomac

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Rash
  • Allergic reaction

FAQ's

Q. What is Tazomac 4.5gm Injection?

Tazomac 4.5gm Injection is a combination of two medicines. It is used to treat bacterial infections like tonsillitis, sinusitis, otitis media, respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, boils, abscesses, cellulitis, wound infection, bone infection and oral cavity infections.

Q. Is it safe to use Tazomac 4.5gm Injection?

Tazomac 4.5gm Injection is safe to use when taken as advised by the doctor. However, in some patients, it may cause common side effects like diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, rash, allergic reaction, etc. If you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine, inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. How is Tazomac 4.5gm Injection administered?

Tazomac 4.5gm Injection should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Tazomac 4.5gm Injection.

Q. Are there any specific cautions associated with the use of Tazomac 4.5gm Injection?

The use of Tazomac 4.5gm Injection is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to penicillins or any other ingredient of the medicine. It should not be used in patients with a history of liver disease. Therefore, consult your doctor before using Tazomac 4.5gm Injection.

Q. Can the use of Tazomac 4.5gm Injection cause contraceptive failure?

Yes, the use of Tazomac 4.5gm Injection can lower the efficacy of birth control pills. Consult your doctor and seek advice regarding the use of other methods of contraception (e.g., condom, diaphragm, spermicide) while you are taking Tazomac 4.5gm Injection.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of Tazomac 4.5gm Injection?

No, Tazomac 4.5gm Injection should be used in the recommended dose only. Overdose of Tazomac 4.5gm Injection can increase the risks of side effects. Tazomac 4.5gm Injection may take some time to show its full effect and treat your infection, be patient. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Tazomac 4.5gm Injection?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can Tazomac 4.5gm Injection cause an allergic reaction?

Yes, Tazomac 4.5gm Injection can cause an allergic reaction. It is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of allergic reaction like hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat.

Q. Can the use of Tazomac 4.5gm Injection cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Tazomac 4.5gm Injection can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. In addition to that, it can also affect the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and cause diarrhea. In case you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less frequency of urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting a doctor.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Pack size  – 2ml * 1

pack form  -Injection

MORE INFORMATION

 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.