For treating bacterial infection.
This medicine is given as an IV injection into a vein.
Carefully follow the instructions for preparing this medicine before injection.
Follow package direction for diluting medicine with IV fluids or as instructed by your doctor or nurse.
Do not dilute the medicine until ready to use.
Always inspect the medicine before using.
The liquid should be clear.
The liquid should be yellow to orange in color.
Do not use the medicine if it contains any particles or if it has changed color.
Gently swirl to mix the medicine. Do not shake.
Keep medicine at room temperature. Protect from light.
Do not freeze the medicine.
Never use any medicine that has expired.
Discard any remaining medicine after your dose is given.
Space doses evenly to keep a steady amount of medicine in the body.
Drink plenty of water while on this medicine.
This medicine can make you sensitive to the sun. Use sunscreen or protective clothing when in sun.
If you miss a dose, contact your doctor for instructions.
Drug interactions can change how medicines work or increase risk for side effects. Tell your health care providers about all medicines taken. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicine.
Tell your doctor if symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.
Keep using this medicine for the full number of days that it is prescribed. Do not stop the medicine even if you start to feel better.
This medicine can cause permanent change in teeth color in children.
It is very important that you follow your doctor's instructions for all blood tests.
This medicine is not recommended for use in children younger than 8.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.
Some patients taking this medicine have experienced serious side effects. Please speak with your doctor to understand the risks and benefits associated with this medicine.
Do not use the medication any more than instructed.
Contact your doctor if you notice a change in the amount or darkening of your urine.
Contact your doctor if you develop any signs of a new infection such as fever, cough, sore throat, or chills.
Speak with your health care provider before receiving any vaccinations.
Please tell your doctor if you have moderate to severe diarrhea while on this medicine. Do not treat the diarrhea with over-the-counter diarrhea medicine.
Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
This medicine can hurt a new baby in the womb. If you become pregnant while on this medicine, tell your doctor immediately. Your doctor may switch you to a different medicine.
Ask your pharmacist how to properly throw away used needles or syringes.
Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.
The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.
- pain, redness, swelling near injection
- nausea and vomiting
- yeast infection of mouth
- vaginal itching or yeast infection
Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:
- severe, watery or bloody diarrhea
- ear problems (ringing in the ears, hearing loss)
- swelling in the neck or throat
- severe or persistent headache
- signs of kidney damage (such as change in urine color or bubbly urine)
- signs of liver damage (such as yellowing of eye or skin, dark urine, or unusual tiredness)
- severe stomach or bowel pain
- blood in stool
- blurring or changes of vision
- severe or persistent vomiting
A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.
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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it. Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions. Always follow their advice.
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