Ceftazidime

Ceftazidime- Drug Detail Profile

Category of DrugCeftazidime is an Anti-Infective drug
Mechanism of Action 
Indications1. Ceftazidime is used for
Infections are due to sensitive bacteria,
especially those due to Pseudomonas spp. and including those resistant to
aminoglycosides.
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
 
Available dosage forms INJECTION
Dose 
Contraindications1. Cephalosporin hypersensitivity
2.porphyria.
Precautions1. Penicillin sensitivity
2. Renal impairment
3. lactation
4. False-positive urinary glucose
5. False-positive Coombs’ test
6. Pregnancy
Adverse Effects 1. Diarrhoea
2. Nausea
3. Vomiting
4. Abdominal
5. Discomfort
6. Headache
7. Antibiotic-associated colitis
8. Allergic reacons including rashes,
pruritus, urticaria
9. Serum sickness-like reaction
10. Toxic epidermal necrolysis reported
11. reversible interstitial nephritis
Pregnancy Category B

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