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Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection
Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection
Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection
Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection
Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection
Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection
Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

By ZUVENTUS HEALTH CARE LTD
1 Powder For Injection(s) in Dry Vial
MRP 454.30
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Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection Description

Zostum 1.5g injection contains sulbactam and cefoperazone, penicillin and cephalosporin class of medicine. It is used to treat severe bacterial infections of the lungs, airways, urinary tract, skin,

soft tissues, joints and bones. Zostum is a combination of antibiotics that inhibits the growth of bacteria, thus killing them. It further prevents the spread of infection. Zostum 1.5g injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse at the clinic or hospital setup. The side effects of Zostum injection are diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, headache, injection site, pain and inflammation. If you feel the side effects persist or the condition worsens, you must inform the doctor. Discuss with your doctor all the existing medication, supplements and disease conditions, before starting Zostum.

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Product Summary

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ContainsCefoperazone(1.0 G) + Sulbactam(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsPain, inflammation and swelling at injection site, diarrhoea
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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Check more medicines with composition as Cefoperazone(1.0 G) + Sulbactam(500.0 Mg)
uses

Uses of Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

Zostum-1.5g injection is used to treat severe bacterial infections like respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, skin and soft tissue infection, joint and bone infection, uterus and ovari...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

If you are allergic to sulbactam, cefoperazone or other antibiotics of penicillins and cephalosporin class or other ingredients of Zostum-1.5g injection.
sideEffects

Side effects of Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

  • Loose stools
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Allergic reactions
  • Pain and tenderness at the injection site
  • Rashes with redness of skin (maculopapular rash)
  • Pale red bumps and swelling in the skin (urticaria)
  • Abnormal blood cell count
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zostum-1.5g injection during pregnancy?
A:
  • No information is available about the safety of Zostum-1.5g injection during pregnancy.
  • Consult the doctor if you are pregnant, the doctor will tell you about the use of the medicine after assessing the need.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zostum-1.5g injection while breastfeeding?
A:
The components of Zostum-1.5g injection passes into breast milk, inform the doctor if you are breastfeeding, the doctor will tell you about the use of the medicine after assessing the need and benefit.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming Zostum-1.5g injection?
A:
It is unlikely that Zostum-1.5g injection will affect the ability to drive.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking Zostum-1.5g injection?
A:
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when you have taken Zostum-1.5g injection as it causes reactions like flushing, sweating, headache or fast heartbeats.
  • Avoid alcohol for at least five days after the last dose of the medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have an allergic reaction to antibiotics.
  • You have a disease of the liver and kidney.
  • You are taking blood-thinning medicines.
  • You suffer from diarrhoea when on treatment or even after discontinuing treatment.
  • You notice abnormal bleeding.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

How Does It Work?

Zostum-1.5g injection kills the bacteria responsible for infections. Bacteria make an enzyme (beta-lactamases), which destroys cefoperazone. Sulbactam inactivates the enzyme and helps cefoperazone to ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

Zostum-1.5g injection will be given to you in the hospital by the doctor or nurse as an injection. Follow the instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.
interactions

Interactions of Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

Interactions with other medicines

  • No interaction is available of Zostum-1.5g injection with other drugs. The medicine contains sulbactam and cefoperazone, interactions are seen with the two components when taken alone may occur with t...
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  • Medicines or solutions containing ethanol causes flushing, sweating, headache and increased heartbeat.
  • If you are taking antibiotics of the aminoglycoside class, it is advisable to monitor kidney functions.
  • Medicine used for the treatment of gout (probenecid).
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

  • Store the medicine below 25°C.
  • Protect it from light.
  • Keep it away from children.
  • The unused portion must not be stored and should be discarded.
dosage

Dosage of Zostum 1.5gm Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

Overdose

The doctor or nurse will give Zostum-1.5g injection. It is less likely you shall receive more of the medicine. If you experience loose motions, nausea, vomiting, headache, fits, skin rashes and allerg...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by the doctor or nurse on when the injection must be given to you. There are fewer chances of missing a dose. If the doctor or nurse missed a dose, inform them.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I am an alcoholic. Can I take Zostum-1.5g injection along with alcohol?

A: No, avoid alcohol if you have taken Zostum-1.5g. Avoid drinking alcohol after taking the medicine at least for a week as it causes side effects like sweating, flushing, headache or a fast heartbeat.

Q: What does inappropriate use of antibiotics mean?

A: Unwanted use of antibiotics, for wrong diseases, taking inappropriate dosage and not completing the course of antibiotic treatment as prescribed by the doctor.

Q: What is the use of Zostum-1.5g injection?

A: Zostum-1.5g is used to treat infections caused by bacterial organisms. It treats infections of the lungs, airways, urinary tract, skin, soft tissues, joints and bones.

Q: How Zostum-1.5g is administered?

A: Zostum-1.5g injection is given intravenously or intramuscularly under medical supervision. The medicine will be given by a nurse or doctor. The route of administration is usually being decided by the doctor. Do not self-inject.

Q: Is Zostum an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Zostum injection is an antibiotic medicine. It is used to treat various bacterial infections.

Q: Can Zostum injection cure UTI?

A: Yes, Zostum 1.5g injection provides symptomatic relief in bacterial infections associated with UTI (urinary tract infection).

Q: What are the side effects of Inj Zostum?

A: Pain and tenderness at the injection site, loose motion, headache are a few common side effects that an individual might experience. However, these symptoms are usually mild and short-lived.

Q: What are the contraindications of inj. Zostum?

A: Inj. Zostum is contraindicated if you are allergic to sulbactam, cefoperazone or other antibiotics of penicillin's and cephalosporin class or other ingredients of Zostum-1.5g injection.

Q: What is the dose Zostum injection?

A: The dose and frequency of Zostum injection vary among individuals depending on the severity of the infection and the patient's response to the treatment. Do not self-inject.
Product Details
Brand
ZOSTUM
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/10/2025
Last Updated on: 20 Apr 2022 | 04:20 PM (IST)

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