Cef-Dime

Cef-Dime

ceftazidime

Manufacturer:

Millimed

Distributor:

Prosp Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ceftazidime pentahydrate
Indications/Uses
Septicemia, meningitis, infection of lower resp tract, skin & soft tissue, urinary tract, bone & joint infections associated w/ haemo- & peritoneal dialysis & continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 0.5 g 8-12 hrly. Severe infections Increase dose up to 9 g daily. Childn 30-50 mg/kg 8-12 hrly. Severe infections Up to 6 g daily.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity to penicillins. Renal impairment.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; phlebitis, thrombophlebitis at inj site. Very rarely, hypersensitivity reactions.
Drug Interactions
Nephrotoxic drugs.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DD02 - ceftazidime ; Belongs to the class of third-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Cef-Dime powd for inj 1 g
Packing/Price
1's
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