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Fortaz

cefTAZidime
Ceftazidime is a cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotic. It works by fighting bacteria in your body. Ceftazidime injection is used to treat many kinds of bacterial infections, including severe or life-threatening forms. Ceftazidime may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
cefTAZidime
DRUG TYPE
third generation cephalosporins

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had a severe allergic reaction to any cephalosporin antibiotic, or to a penicillin antibiotic.

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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
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