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CEPITAZ 1GM INJECTION

Injection
MRP: Rs. 135 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for CEPITAZ

Ceftazidime(1 gm)

food interaction for CEPITAZ

alcohol interaction for CEPITAZ

pregnancy interaction for CEPITAZ

lactation interaction for CEPITAZ

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cepitaz 1gm injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cepitaz 1gm injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Cepitaz 1gm injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for CEPITAZ

Ceftazidime(1 gm)

Uses

Cepitaz 1gm injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.

How it works

Cepitaz 1gm injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

Common side effects

Liver enzyme increased, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Fever, Injection site pain, Injection site redness, Black and bloody stools, Reduced blood platelets, Stomach cramp, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for CEPITAZ

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  • FORTUM 1 GM INJECTION
    (1 GM injection in vial)
    Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 258.19/GM of injection
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    Rs. 258.19
    pay 91% more per GM of injection
  • TAZID 1GM INJECTION
    (10 ML injection in vial)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 23.19/ML of injection
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    Rs. 231.94
    save 83% more per ML of injection
  • MEGAZID 1GM INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Mapra Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 220.07/ML of injection
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    Rs. 220.07
    pay 63% more per ML of injection
  • FORTACEF 1GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 265/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 265
    pay 96% more per injection
  • STEF 1GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 276.20/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 276.20
    pay 105% more per injection

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Expert advice for CEPITAZ

  • Ceftazidime is usually given by a doctor or a nurse as an injection directly into the vein or muscle.
  • Do not drive if you feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with ceftazidime.
  • If you are taking birth conrol pills, ceftazidime can make them less effective. Ask your doctor about using a non-hormone method of birth control while taking this drug to avoid pregnancy.
  • Do not start or continue the ceftazidime and consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for CEPITAZ

Ceftazidime

Q.Is ceftazidime a sulfa, penicillin or a beta lactam drug?
Ceftazidime does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is beta lactam cephalosporin antibiotic

Q.Is ceftazidime the same as Rocephin?
No, Rocephin is the brand name for ceftriaxone

Q.Is ceftazidime dialyzable?
Yes, ceftazidime is a dialyzable drug

Q.Is ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin compatible?
Yes, ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin are compatible when taken together

Q.What organisms does ceftazidime cover?
Ceftazidime is active against pseudomonas, anaerobes, and staphylococcus bacteria. It may not be effective against methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Q.Is ceftazidime nephrotoxic?
No, ceftazidime is not a nephrotoxic drug when given alone but when given along with aminoglycoside antibiotics (gentamicin, tobramycin) or diuretics such as furosemide, it may increase nephrotoxicity.

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Content on this page was last updated on 05 May, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)