This medication is a cephalosporin antibiotic indicated for the treatment of bacterial infections and for surgical prophylaxis.
CEFTAZIDIME FORTUM INJ 1G AMP
Why do you need to give this medicine? This medication is a cephalosporin antibiotic indicated for the treatment of bacterial infections and for surgical prophylaxis.
Each vial contains 1g of ceftazidime pentahydrate
Each vial contains 52mg of sodium per 1g dose
Known allergy to cephalosporins
0-2months: 25-60mg/kg in two divided doses
>2 months and children <40kg: 100-150mg/kg in 3 divided doses
Adults and children>40kg: 1-2g three times daily
Maximum for patients over 65 years: 3g daily.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
This drug may cause swelling or redness at injection site, diarrhoea, rashes. Report to the pharmacist or physician if side effects worsen or last more than a few days.
Do not use if you notice the solution is cloudy.
Do not store above 25oC.