くすりのしおり

Injection
Revised: 5/2018

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Azactam Injection 1g
 Active ingredient:
Aztreonam
 Dosage form:
injection
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Effects of this medicine

This medicine is an antibiotics which shows bactericidal action by inhibiting bacterial cell wall synthesis and treats infections caused by bacteria.
It is usually used to treat sepsis, pneumonia, lung abscess, secondary infection of chronic respiratory disease, cystitis, pyelonephritis, prostatitis (acute, chronic), urethritis, cervicitis, peritonitis, intra-abdominal abscess, cholecystitis, cholangitis, Bartholin's adenitis, intrauterine infection, uterine adnexitis, parametritis, purulent meningitis, keratitis (including corneal ulcer), otitis media and sinusitis.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines. If you, your parents or siblings have the predisposion to allegic symptoms such as asthma, rash or hives. If you have renal disease or inadequate food intake.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • For adults : In general, inject this medicine intravenously, intramuscularly or with drip infusion, 2 to 4 times a day.
    For gonorrhea and cervicitis : In general, inject this medicine intravenously or intramuscularly, once a day.
    For children : In general, inject this medicine intravenously or with drip infusion, 2 to 4 times a day.
    For low birth weight infants and newborns : In general, for babies within 3 days after birth, inject this medicine intravenously or with drip infusion, twice a day, and for babies 4 days or more after birth, 2 to 3 times a day.
  • An injection period will be determined depending on its effects.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include rash, fever, hives, itching and redness. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • discomfort feeling, oral abnormal feeling, wheezing, dizziness, defacation desine, ear ringing, sweating [shock]
  • decreased urine output [acute renal disorder]
  • abdominal pain, frequent diarrhea, bloody stool [colitis]
  • high fever, erythema of face and body, blister or erosion, peeling of skin surface by rubbing with finger with [toxic epidermal necrolysis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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