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Fortum 1gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection
Fortum 1gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

Fortum 1gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

1 Powder For Injection(s) in Dry Vial
MRP 212.70
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Fortum 1 GM Description

Fortum 1gm Injection contains Ceftazidime which is an antibiotic medicine. It works by inhibiting the cell wall synthesis of bacteria, absence of cell wall will result in death of bacteria. Fortum 1g

m Injection is used for treating bacterial infections of the urinary tract, respiratory tract, and skin. It is also used to treat infection of meninges which is an outer cover of the brain and spinal cord. This medicine will be given as an injection by doctor or nurse, do not self inject as this may be harmful for you.


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ContainsCeftazidime(1.0 Gm)
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Uses of Fortum 1 GM

  • For the treatment of various types of bacterial infections such as infections of the urinary tract, respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract and skin.
  • Treatment of Meningitis. (inflammation of meninges that cover the brain and spinal cord)

Contraindications of Fortum 1 GM

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any other cephalosporins
  • If you have a history of a severe allergic reaction to any other antibiotics like penicillins

Side effects of Fortum 1 GM

  • Blood disorder like decrease in blood count, excessive platelets in the blood
  • Swelling in veins
  • Diarrhoea
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Urge to scratch, rashes
  • Pain and swelling at the site of injection

Precautions and Warnings of Fortum 1 GM



Can I take Fortum 1gm Injection during pregnancy?
There is limited information on the use of this medicine in pregnancy. Hence it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Fortum 1gm Injection while breastfeeding?
It passes into the breastmilk in a small amount. So it is safe to breastfeed during the treatment, as it does not affect the breastfed baby. However, the doctor may ask you to monitor symptom like diarrhoea in beastfed baby.


Can I drive if I have taken Fortum 1gm Injection?
This medicine may affect your ability to drive or operate machines. Do not drive or operate machines if you experience dizziness and drowsiness.


Can I consume alcohol with Fortum 1gm Injection?
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with this medicine. So it is important to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergy to penicillins or any medicines, as much caution is required in such patients.
  • You experience any allergic reaction due to the use of this medicine, because the doctor may discontinue the medicine quickly
  • You are suffering from diarrhoea due to this medicine, a doctor may discontinue the treatment and switch to alternate medicine
  • You may develop a kidney problem
  • Prolonged use of this medicine may lead to overgrowth of other organisms, which may require immediate termination of therapy. And patient needs to be re-evaluated again.

Mode of Action of Fortum 1 GM

How Does It Work?

Fortum 1gm Injection acts by inhibiting bacterial cell wall synthesis, which is essential for their survival. Therefore it leads to the death of the cell. Hence, it helps in stopping the growth of bac...
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Directions for Use of Fortum 1 GM

  • Fortum 1gm Injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection.
  • Do not self inject this medicine.

Interactions of Fortum 1 GM

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of antibiotics like chloramphenicol, gentamycin, tobramycin and water pills like furosemide can cause adverse effects on kidney and gut flora or digestive tract
  • Efficacy of oral contraceptives also get reduced while treatment with Fortum 1gm Injection

Storage and disposal of Fortum 1 GM

  • Store Fortum 1gm Injection below 25°C
  • Try to keep it out of the reach of children

Dosage of Fortum 1 GM


  • Fortum 1gm Injection will be given by your doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely to receive more or less of this medicine.
  • However, if you experience brain disease, fits or coma, kidney problems, etc. immediately after taking this injection, inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Missed a Dose

  • You will be monitored by your doctor or nurse on when the Fortum 1gm Injection should be given to you.
  • It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have missed a dose, inform them.

Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: For how long do I need to take Fortum Injection?

A: You are supposed to complete the prescribed dosage duration by your physician. If you skip the dose or do not complete the course, it may cause resistance and decrease the effectiveness of immediate treatment.

Q: can Fortum Injection cause diarrhea?

A: Fortum 1gm Injection is an antibiotic medicine that kills infection-causing bacteria. However, it also kills the friendly bacteria present in the intestine which can lead to an imbalance of microbial flora of the intestine and can cause diarrhea.

Q: Is Fortum 1gm Injection an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Fortum 1gm Injection is an antibiotic medicine.

Q: What is the composition of Fortum Injection

A: Fortum 1gm Injection contains Ceftazidime an antibiotic medicine.
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Last Updated on: 17 Feb 2022 | 06:56 PM (IST)
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