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CEFTAZIDIME

Brand Name :

(Fortum) ®

Dosage form :

Injection 1000 mg Vial IM, IV.

Indication :

Treatment of documented susceptible Pseudomonas aeruginosa
infection and infections due to other susceptible aerobic gram-
negative organisms; empiric therapy of a febrile, granulocytopenic
patient.

Dosage :

nfants and children 1 month to 12 years: I.V.: 30-50mg /kg /dose
every 8 hours; max. dose: 6 gm/day.
Adults: I.M., I.V.: 500 mg to 2 gm every 8-12 hours.
Urinary tract infections: 250-500 mg every 12 hours.

Warning / precaution :

Adverse reactions :

Diarrhea, pain at injection site, hypersensitivity reactions,
anaphylaxis.

Therapeutic class :

Medication safety issues :

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