Fortacef 1gm Ceftazidime Injection Description:
Fortacef 1gm Injection is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.
Fortacef 1gm Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Is ceftazidime a sulfa
Ceftazidime does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is beta lactam cephalosporin antibiotic
Is Fortacef 1gm the same as Rocephin?
No, Rocephin is the brand name for ceftriaxone
Is Fortacef 1gm dialyzable?
Yes, Fortacef 1gm is a dialyzable drug
Is ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin compatible?
Yes, ceftazidime and ciprofloxacin are compatible when taken together
What organisms does Fortacef 1gm cover?
Fortacef 1gm is active against pseudomonas, anaerobes, and staphylococcus bacteria. It may not be effective against methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
Is Fortacef 1gm nephrotoxic?
No, Fortacef 1gm 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.