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Tazicef Antibiotic Information

Tazicef® (ceftazidime) is an antibiotic that is usually given in hospitals or other similar settings. It is approved to treat bacterial infections, such as:
 
It is given either intravenously (by IV) or intramuscularly (injected into a muscle). This drug is often given for a few days after the infection has cleared up. For serious infections, an even longer treatment may be recommended.
 
Before starting treatment with Tazicef, it's important to discuss the antibiotic's safety information with your healthcare provider. For example, let him or her know if you have:
 
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • An allergy to cephalosporin or penicillin antibiotics
  • Any other allergies, including to food, dyes, or preservatives.
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(For more information on this antibiotic, click Tazicef. Topics discussed in this full-length article include dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and safety issues to be aware of during treatment.)
 

Tazicef Antibiotic Information

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