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Drug information on Fortum (1 gm) (Sodium Carbonate) from GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Fortum (1 gm)

  Injection
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic : Ceftazidime
 416.70
1gm/118mg/1vial
1Vial
Combination of Generics : Ceftazidime, Sodium Carbonate

Drug Name : Ceftazidime

Ceftazidime(Ceptaz) generic Fortum (1 gm) is a cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections. It works by killing sensitive bacteria.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Side effects of Ceftazidime

•  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, abdominal pain or cramps, flatulence, colitis, including colon infection.

•  Genitourinary: Pus in urine, kidney dysfunction, absence of urine, reversible interstitial inflammation of kidney, blood in urine, toxic kidney disease.

•  Blood: Increase in white blood cell, eosinophils and lymphocytes, decrease in nuetrophils, decreased platelet function, decreases red blood cells, insufficiency of new blood cells, bleeding.

•  Liver: Liver function impairment, jaundice, abnormal liver function test results.

•  Miscellaneous: Hypersensitivity, including Stevens-Johnson syndrome, erythema multiforme, toxic detachment of skin layers, overgrowth, serum sickness–like reactions (eg, skin rashes, joint pain, fever), inflammation of veins, and pain at injection site.

When is Ceftazidime not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins (beta lactam antibiotics).


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.


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