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About the drug:
Ceftazidime is used to treat lower respiratory tract, skin, urinary tract, blood-stream, joint, and abdominal infections, and meningitis. The drug is given (IV) intravenously or intramuscularly every 7–9 hours (2 or 3 times a day), Ceftazidime is also commonly prescribed off-label for nebulization in Cystic Fibrosis patients for the suppression of Pseudomonas in the lungs also in the treatment of pulmonary exacerbations. Those with kidney diseases are dosed less frequently.
Uses of the drug:
Ceftazidime injections is used to treat life threatening bacterial infection including infections of the respiratory tract, brain, ear, urinary tract, skin and soft tissues, abdomen, bones and joints
Working of the drug:
Ceftazidime belongs to a class of medicines known as cephalosporin antibiotics. It kills the bacteria and inhibits its growth by interrupting the bacterial cell wall (outer coating of bacteria) formation. As a result, the bacterial cell wall is damaged and ruptures, in that way killing the bacteria.
Ceftazidime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as cephalosporin antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
Fortum 500 mg is manufactured by Glaxo SmithKline (gsk) Pharmaceuticals Ltd. It is available on our website alldaychemist.com. And you can buy this injection at very less price as compared to any other online or local pharmacy online.
Dosage form and strength:
Ceftazidime injection is available in subsequent strength combination having a therapeutic active ingredient Ceftazidime in it:
- Fortum 500 mg
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Before taking the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
- Are taking any prescription,(otc) non - prescription medicine, herbal medicines, or dietary supplement
- Have allergies to any medicines, foods, or other substances
Tell your doctor before you take the drug if you:
- Are pregnant, preparing to become pregnant, or you are breast-feeding
How to take the drug?
Use this injection as directed by your health care specialist. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ceftazidime is usually administered as an injection at your health care specialist office, clinic, or hospital. If you are using fortum 500 mg injection at home, carefully follow the injection procedures taught to you by your prescriber.
For how long to take this drug:
To clear up your infection completely, take Ceftazidime for the full course of treatment. Keep taking it even if you feel better in a few days.
If overdose, talk to health care specialist or poisons information centre for advice right away. Seek for medical help as soon as possible.
Consult your prescriber as soon as you remember do not double your dose to cover up the previous one.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many patients have no or less severe, side effects. Check with your prescriber if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome:
Injection site pain, Black and bloody stools, Fever, Stomach cramp, Diarrhoea, Injection site redness, reduced blood platelets, Liver enzyme increased, Dizziness, Vomiting.
Tell your doctor about the following drugs:
- Augmentin Bactrim
Things to remember:
- Always take the medicine as per the guidelines provided by your prescriber
- Don’t use the expired drugs
- Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine