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Were you looking for information about Ceftazidime? Ceftazadime is a common misspelling of ceftazidime.
 
Ceftazidime (Fortaz®, Tazicef®) is an antibiotic used to treat certain bacterial infections in children and adults. It is given by injection, either into a muscle or by IV, and is typically used in hospitals or other similar settings. In most cases, it is given once every 8 or 12 hours. However, if you have kidney disease, ceftazidime may be given less frequently and/or in lower doses.
 
(To learn more, click Ceftazidime. This article tells you what you need to know about this drug's dosing guidelines, side effects, safety warnings, and more. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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