Fortaz

Active Ingredient(s): Ceftazidime
FDA Approved: * July 19, 1985
Pharm Company: * GLAXOSMITHKLINE
Category: Antibiotics

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



Fortaz Overview

Ceftazidime, sold under the brand names Fortaz among others, is a third-generation cephalosporin[2] 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, muscle, or eye.[1][3&am...

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Side effects of Fortaz

How long do the side effects of Fortaz last after you stop taking it? ## Hi Mary - I did not find specific information as far as how long you could be experiencing side effects after stopping the drug. I know from my own experience that it can be weeks in the case of other antibiotics. You might consider calling the manufacturer Teligent Pharma at 856-697-1441. DailyMed also has a pretty detailed list of possible adverse effects. May I ask what you are experiencing?

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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 Fortaz: (27 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0173-0377 Fortaz 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0173-0378 Fortaz 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0173-0434 Fortaz 20 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0173-0435 Fortaz 20 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 24987-377 Fortaz 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Covis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 24987-378 Fortaz 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Covis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 24987-379 Fortaz 170 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Covis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 24987-382 Fortaz 200 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Covis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 24987-412 Fortaz 20 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Covis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 24987-413 Fortaz 40 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Covis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 24987-434 Fortaz 56 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Covis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 24987-435 Fortaz 111 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Covis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 51952-016 Fortaz 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Glaxosmithkline Manufacturing Spa
  • 51952-017 Fortaz 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Glaxosmithkline Manufacturing Spa
  • 51952-018 Fortaz 170 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Glaxosmithkline Manufacturing Spa
  • 51952-019 Fortaz 200 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Glaxosmithkline Manufacturing Spa
  • 51952-020 Fortaz 56 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Glaxosmithkline Manufacturing Spa
  • 51952-021 Fortaz 111 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Glaxosmithkline Manufacturing Spa
  • 52565-105 Fortaz 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Teligent Pharma, Inc.
  • 52565-106 Fortaz 100 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Teligent Pharma, Inc.
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How long do the side effects of Fortaz last after you stop taking it? ## Hi Mary - I did not find specific information a... 1 reply