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Some of the drugs that can interact with ceftazidime include tobramycin, diuretics, oral typhoid vaccine, and probenecid. Combining other medications with ceftazidime could change how your body handles ceftazidime, which could increase your risk of side effects; it could also increase or decrease the effectiveness of your medications. Tell your healthcare provider about all your current medications in order to reduce your risk.

An Overview of Ceftazidime Interactions

Ceftazidime (Fortaz®, Tazicef®) can potentially react with other medications. Some of the drugs that may lead to interactions with ceftazidime include:
  • Aminoglycoside antibiotics, such as:
    • Amikacin (Amikin®)
    • Gentamicin
    • Kanamycin (Kantrex®)
    • Neomycin (Neo-Fradin®)
    • Streptomycin
    • Tobramycin
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