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Composition for ORZID

Ceftazidime(2 gm)

food interaction for ORZID

alcohol interaction for ORZID

pregnancy interaction for ORZID

lactation interaction for ORZID

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Orzid 2gm injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Orzid 2gm 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
Orzid 2gm injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ORZID

Ceftazidime(2 gm)

Uses

Orzid 2gm injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever.

How it works

Orzid 2gm 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 ORZID

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  • FORTUM 2 GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 742.86/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 742.86
    pay 170% more per injection
  • FORTUM ES 2 GM INJECTION
    (2 GM injection in vial)
    Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 225.62/GM of injection
    generic_icon
    Rs. 451.23
    save 18% more per GM of injection
  • FORZID 2 GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    United Biotech Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 505/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 505
    pay 84% more per injection

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Expert advice for ORZID

  • 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 ORZID

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 10 March, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)