Ceftazidime

Overview

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Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Ceftazidime's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

90 to 150 mg/kg120 (120)8 hourlyIV,IM(In 3 devided Dose daily, up to 9g with normal renal function) Doses more than 1g should be given IV

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

30 to 100 mg/kg65 (65)As recommended.IVIn two to three divided doses
150 mg/kg150 (150)As recommended.IVTo maximum of 6g daily
9 g9 (9)As recommended.IV,IMIn cystic fibroses with lung infection

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

25 to 60 mg/kg42 (42.5)8 hourlyIVIn 2 divided doses

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Ceftazidime

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