Ceftazidime is a Medicine belongs to Antibacterials group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 252   Edition : , Martindale    Page : 252   Edition : 38,

  ►   Brandname : Cefazid,Ceftaz,Fortum,Fortaz; Ansaiding; InfectoZidim;

  ►  Strength : Injection with   ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 807   Edition : 12,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : IM, IV, inhalation,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 251   Edition : 38,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Cystic fibrosis IV 90 150 mg/kg Injection Daily in 3 divided doses.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 251   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 SEVERE INFECTION 1 Month more than 1 Month IV 200 300 mg/kg Injection
2 Mild to moderate infections 1 Month more than 1 Month IV 90 150 mg/kg Injection
3 Cystic fibrosis 1Month mor than 1Month IV 50 mg/kg Injection t.i.d.
4 Cystic fibrosis 8 Day 28 Day 2 Kg and more than 2 Kg IV 50 mg/kg Injection b.d/t.i.d
5 Chronic Burkholderia cepacia (Pseudomonas cepacia) infection with cystic fibrosis 1 Month more than 1 Month inhalation 1 gm nebulized solution b.d.

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 251   Edition : 38,
►  Side Effect : gastrointestinal disturbance, fever, hypersensitivity reactions, promoting colonisation with resistant organism, Urticaria, promoting superinfection with resistant organism, thrombophlebitis, eosinophilia, arrhythmia, convulsion, thrombophlebitis, CNS toxicity, abnormal liver fuction tests,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 235, 251   Edition : 38, Martindale    Page : 251,235   Edition : 38,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Ceftazidime is with Probenecid ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 251   Edition : 38,


  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  Probenecid reduces the renal clearance of Ceftazidime.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 251   Edition : 38,


►  Contraindication : renal impairment, penicillin-sensitive patient, hypersensitive to other cephalosporins,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 251,235   Edition : 38,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Ceftazidime inhibits the bacterial growth by interfearing with the transpeptidation reaction of bacterial cell wall synthesis. ,
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 792   Edition : 12,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- Red algae with Another pathway,

  ►  Pathway with its reference as follows :-
  • Cycloeudesmol Aerropysinl have Antibiotic effect --- (Kokate, C. (2013). Pharmacognosy (4th ed.). Pune: Nirali Prakashan. )

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    Dietry Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



    ContraIndication Dietry Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

    ►   Route of Elimination :   Renal, Biliary,
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 251   Edition : 38,


    ►    Plasma Half-life :
      Min value :-   2 hours,    Max value :-   NA
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 251   Edition : 38,

    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   1 hours,    Max value :-   NA
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 251   Edition : 38,