CefTAZidime

C. diff Risk

High

Oral Bioavailability

NA

Approximate Cost

NA

Dosing

> 2 kg

  • 150 mg/kg/day dividedĀ Q8H

1.2 - 2 kg

  • 0 - 7 days: 100 mg/kg/day divided Q12H

  • Greater than 7 days: 150 mg/kg/day divided Q8H

< 1.2 kg

  • 0 - 4 weeks: 100 mg/kg/day divided Q12H

IV Dosing

Daily Dose: 100 - 150 mg/kg/day

Maximum Daily Dose: 6 g/day

Dosing Frequency: IV divided q6-8h

General Information

First Line Indications

Should be reserved for treatment of infections known to be caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa