Ceftriaxone + tazobactam

Generic Medicine Info
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins and β-lactamase inhibitors.
Special Precautions
History of penicillin allergy; lactation. Consider possibility of pseudomembranous colitis in patients who present with diarrhoea subsequent to the admin of antibacterial agents. Monitor prothrombin time in patients with impaired vit K synthesis or low vit K stores during treatment. Prolonged treatment may result in overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms. Caution in patients with a history of GI disease, especially colitis. Discontinue treatment in patients who develop signs/symptoms suggestive of gallbladder disease. Not to be used in hyperbilirubinemic neonates, especially prematures.
Adverse Reactions
Superinfection; anaphylaxis; diarrhoea; local reactions; blood dyscrasias; rash, fever, pruritus; elevated transaminases and alkaline phosphatase. GI effects; pseudomembranous colitis; hematologic effects; hypersensitivity reactions; CNS disturbances; hypertension; chest pain; edema; moniliasis; rhinitis; dyspnea; hypotension; ileus; syncope; local Inj site reactions; rigors.
Potentially Fatal: Pseudomembranous colitis; nephrotoxicity.
Drug Interactions
Probenecid; aminoglycosides; vecuronium, methotrexate; oral anticoagulants; heparin.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DD04 - ceftriaxone ; Belongs to the class of third-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
J01CG02 - tazobactam ; Belongs to the class of beta-lactamase inhibitors. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
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