Therapy of gram negative infections including Pseudomonas, particularly in patients with penicillin and cephalosporin allergy or when there is no alternative susceptible agent.
Nebulized form used in cystic fibrosis patients.
Empiric therapy for febrile neutropenia.
Monitor liver enzymes
No significant interactions.
Patients allergic to ceftazidime can have cross-allergy due to shared side chain.
Antimicrobial class: Monobactam
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 2 hours
Biliary penetration: Moderate
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
Urine penetration: Therapeutic