Ceftazidime

FDA Approved: * November 20, 1985
Pharm Company: * ACS DOBFAR
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Ceftazidime Overview

Ceftazidime, sold under the brand names Fortaz among others, is an antibiotic useful for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections.[1] Specifically it is used for joint infections, meningitis, pneumonia, sepsis, urinary tract infections, malignant otitis externa, Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection, and vibrio infection.[1] It is given by injection into a vein or muscle.[1] Common side effects include nausea, allergic reactions, and pain at...

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Ceftazadime and memory loss

I am receiving Ceftazidime 2x daily for 7 days by midline IV for a chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection of my kidney stones. This is my fourth course of treatment with Ceftazidime in the last 5 months. I have completed day 4 and I have begun experiencing episodes of short-term memory loss. I can't find anything in the literature to explain it. This is the second antibiotic this has happened with. ## Hello, Mickey! How are you doing? NO, I've read over the professional side effect listing provided by the FDA and there is nothing about that being a known side effect of this antibiotic. Typical side effects are listed as including abdominal cramps, nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. There is a chance that it's just a reaction that you have to ...

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CEFTAZIDIME PRODUCT MONOGRAPH

PLEASE CEFTAZIDIME complete information as early as possible. ## Ceftazidime is usually reserved for the treatment of infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. It is also used in the empirical therapy of febrile neutropenia, in combination with other antibiotics. It is usually given IV or IM every 8–12 hours (2 - 3 times a day), with dosage varying by the indication, infection severity, and/or renal function of the recipient. Ceftazidine is first line treatment for the rare tropical infection, melioidosis. You can view a detailed description of this drug in the two links below: Please post back if you have any other questions or comments to add.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ceftazidime
  • Injection: 10g, 10gm/vial, 1g, 1g/50ml, 1gm/vial, 2g, 2g/50ml, 2gm/vial, 500mg, 500mg/vial, 6g, 6gm/vial
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Ceftazidime: (11 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0264-3143 Ceftazidime and Dextrose 1 g/50ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by B. Braun Medical Inc.
  • 0264-3145 Ceftazidime and Dextrose 2 g/50ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by B. Braun Medical Inc.
  • 0781-3177 Ceftazidime 1 g/1 Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-3178 Ceftazidime 2 g/1 Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-3179 Ceftazidime 200 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Sandoz Inc
  • 25021-127 Ceftazidime 1 g/1 Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 25021-128 Ceftazidime 2 g/1 Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 25021-129 Ceftazidime 6 g/30ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 44567-235 Ceftazidime 1 g/20ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Wg Critical Care, LLC
  • 44567-236 Ceftazidime 2 g/20ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Wg Critical Care, LLC
  • 44567-237 Ceftazidime 6 g/100ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Wg Critical Care, LLC

Other drugs which contain Ceftazidime or a similar ingredient: (6 results)

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CEFTAZIDIME PRODUCT MONOGRAPH
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