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Ceftazidime
Indications
Respiratory tract, urinary tract, ENT infections, skin and soft tissue, GI, billiary and abdominal infections, septicaemia, bacteraemia, severe infections.
Dose/Application
By deep I.M or I.V injection or infusion, 1g every 8 hours or 2g every 12 hours; 2g every 8 –12 hours or 3g every 12 hours in severe infec-tions; single doses over 1g I.V route only; elderly usual max. 3g daily; child, up to 2 months 25–60mg/kg daily in 2 divided doses, over 2 months 30–100mg/kg daily in 2–3 divid-ed doses; up to 150mg/kg daily [max. 6g daily] in 3 divided doses if immunocompromised or meningitis; I.V route recommended for chil-dren. Urinary-tract and less serious infections, 0.5–1g every 12 hours. Pseudomonal lung infection in cystic fibrosis, adult 100–150mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses; child up to 150mg/kg daily [max. 6g daily] in 3 divided doses; I.V route recommended for children. Surgical prophylaxis, prostatic surgery, 1g at induction of anaesthesia repeated if necessary when catheter removed.
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Precautions
Contraindications
Side Effects
Pregnancy risk
Special information
Brands containing this Ingredient
Name Form. Strength Pack Price Insert Manufacturer Distributor
Fortum Injection 1g 1 KES1,724.00
Fortum Injection 2g 1 KES3,461.00
Keftaz inj 1gm 1 KES400.00
Tazim. inj 1gm 1 KES514.00
Tazid. inj 250mg/vial 1 KES250.00
Tazid. inj 1gm (without water for inj)/vial 1 KES313.00
Tazid. inj 1gm (with water for inj) 1 KES450.00
Bestum inj 1gm 1 KES350.00
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