Cefazid IV/IM is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the brain, lungs, ear, urinary... View More
Uses of Cefazid IV/IM
Side effects of Cefazid IV/IM
How to use Cefazid IV/IM
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Cefazid IV/IM works
Cefazid IV/IM is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for ... View More
What if you forget to take Cefazid IV/IM?
If you miss a dose of Cefazid IV/IM, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to ... View More
Pneumonia, Cystic fibrosis, Bacterial septicemia, Meningitis, Peritonitis, Skin and Skin-Structure Infections, Endometritis, Pelvic cellulitis, Respirat... View More
IV/IM Administration IV Direct injection: Inject over 3-5 minutes directly into vein or through tubing of running compatible infusion solution Infusi... View More
Bone & Joint Infections 2 g IV q12hr Gynecologic & Intra-abdominal Infections, Meningitis, Complicated Pneumonia, Life-Threatening Infections 2 g I... View More
Child: IV, IM 90–150 mg/kg/day q8h IV 200–300 mg/kg/day for serious Pseudomonas infection (max 8–12 g/day) q8h
Renal impairment: Loading dose: 1 g; maintenance doses based on CrCl. May need to increase doses by 50% in severe infections. Peritoneal dialysis: Loadi... View More
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Mode of Action
Ceftazidime binds to one or more of the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) which inhibits the final transpeptidation step of peptidoglycan synthesis in ... View More
History of penicillin allergy; severe renal impairment; pregnancy, lactation. Lactation: Drug excreted in breast milk; use with caution
1-10% Transient increases in transaminases (3-9%),Eosinophilia (<7%),Diarrhea (<2%),Immune hypersensitivity reaction (2%),Phlebitis (<2%),Rash (maculop... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: B Lactation: Drug excreted in breast milk; use with caution
May increase nephrotoxicity of aminoglycosides. May diminish therapeutic effect of BCG, typhoid vaccine, Na picosulfate. May increase anticoagulant effe... View More
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