1-2g IV q8h
Ceftazidime is third generation cephalosporin with broad Gram negative coverage including coverage of Pseudomonas spp. and is generally used for nosocomial infections.
Ceftazidime lacks Gram positive activity compared to other cephalosporins.
Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea
No significant interactions
Antimicrobial class: 3rd generation Cephalosporin
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 2 hours
Urine penetration: Therapeutic
CSF penetration: Therapeutic
Biliary penetration: Moderate
Lung penetration: Therapeutic