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Side Effects of Azactam

Just like any medicine, Azactam can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. Most people tolerate it quite well.
 
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Some of the possible side effects of Azactam include but are not limited to:
 
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Rash
  • Reactions at the site of the injection.
 
(Click Azactam Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions

Azactam may react with a few other medicines (see Azactam Drug Interactions).
 

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medication if you have:
 
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • Had a bone marrow transplant or will be undergoing a bone marrow transplant
  • Had or will be having radiation treatment
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
   
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Azactam Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
 
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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