Definition of Ceftazidime

1. Noun. A parenteral cephalosporin (trade names Fortaz and Tazicef) used to treat moderate infections.

Exact synonyms: Fortaz, Tazicef
Generic synonyms: Cephalosporin, Mefoxin
Language type: Trade Name, Trade Name



Definition of Ceftazidime

1. Noun. A third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic, usually reserved for the treatment of infections caused by ''Pseudomonas aeruginosa''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Ceftazidime

1. Semisynthetic, broad-spectrum antibacterial derived from cephaloridine and used especially for pseudomonas and other gram-negative infections in debilitated patients. Pharmacological action: cephalosporins. Chemical name: Pyridinium, 1-((7-(((2-amino-4-thiazolyl)((1-carboxy-1-methylethoxy)imino)acetyl)amino)-2-carboxy-8-oxo-5-thia-1-azabicyclo(4.2.0)oct-2-en-3-yl)methyl)-, inner salt, pentahydrate, (6R-(6alpha,7beta(Z)))- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceftazidime

cefoperazone sodium
ceforanide
cefotaximase
cefotaxime
cefotaxime sodium
cefotetan
cefotetan disodium
cefotiam
cefovecin
cefoxitin
cefoxitin sodium
cefozopran
cefpodoxime
cefquinome
cefsulodin
ceftazidime (current term)
ceftazidime sodium
ceftibuten
ceftiofur
ceftizoxime
ceftizoxime sodium
ceftobiprole
ceftriaxone
ceftriaxone disodium
cefuroxime
cefuroxime axetil esterase
ceiba tree
ceibas
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Literary usage of Ceftazidime

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1. Building a Better Delivery System: A New Engineering/Health Care Partnership by Proctor P. Reid, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2005)
"When a clinician begins to order ceftazidime, a web page comes up with the recommendation, radio buttons pre-computed as to how to apply the recommendations ..."

2. Impacts Of Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"In one example, resistance patterns in Enterobacter cloacae but not Pseudomonas aeruginosa were related to ceftazidime use in 18 : hospitals in different ..."

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