OZID 500MG TABLET

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Composition FOR OZID 500mg tablet

Ceftazidime(500mg)

food interaction for OZID tablet

alcohol interaction for OZID tablet

pregnancy interaction for OZID tablet

lactation interaction for OZID tablet

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ozid 500mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ozid 500mg tablet 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
Ozid 500mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR OZID 500mg tablet

Ceftazidime(500mg)

Ozid tablet uses

Ozid 500mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How ozid tablet works

Ozid 500mg tablet 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 of ozid tablet

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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Expert advice FOR OZID tablet

  • Only use Ceftazidime when prescribed by a registered medical doctor.
  • Always take the full prescription, even if you feel better.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Avoid taking for a long duration as there is a risk of serious intestinal infection and low blood count.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

Frequently asked questions FOR OZID 500mg tablet

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
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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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)