Fortum 2gm Injection
Fortum 2 GM Description
Fortum Injection is an antibiotic medicine. It is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, skin & soft tissues, stomach & intestines, urinary tract, etc. It is also use
in meningitis (inflammation of meninges that cover the brain and spinal cord). It contains ceftazidime, which belongs to the antibiotic class of medicine.
Uses of Fortum 2 GM
Contraindications of Fortum 2 GM
- If you are allergic to ceftazidime, any other cephalosporins or any other ingredients of Fortum Injection.
- If you have a history of severe allergic reaction to any other antibiotics like penicillins.
Side effects of Fortum 2 GM
- Injection site reactions
- Skin rash
- Swelling/redness in veins
Precautions and Warnings of Fortum 2 GM
Other General Warnings
- You have a history of allergy to penicillins or any medicines.
- You develop any allergic reaction after taking this medicine.
- You are suffering from diarrhoea due to this medicine.
- You should let the doctor, or the laboratory person know that you are using this medicine while going for a lab test, as this medicine may interfere with certain lab tests.
Mode of Action of Fortum 2 GM
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Fortum 2 GM
- Fortum Injection will be given to you in hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.
- Follow any instructions suggested by doctor or nurse during the procedure or for after care.
Interactions of Fortum 2 GM
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Fortum Injection works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
- Especially if you are taking antibiotics, water pills, oral contraceptives.
Storage and disposal of Fortum 2 GM
- Store Fortum Injection in a clean & dry place away from direct heat, moisture & sunlight.
- Keep away from children.
Dosage of Fortum 2 GM
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is the use of Fortum Injection?
Q: What is the composition of Fortum Injection?
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