General Spectrum of Activity
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.
No significant interactions
Antimicrobial class: 3rd generation Cephalosporin
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 2 hours
Biliary penetration: Moderate
CSF penetration: Therapeutic
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
Urine penetration: Therapeutic