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Brand name: Zavicefta 2000/500 TM

Active ingredients: ceftazidime + avibactam

What it is used for

ZAVICEFTA is indicated for the treatment of the following infections in adults (see sections 4.4 Special warnings and precautions for use and 5.1 Pharmacodynamic properties):, Complicated intra-abdominal infection (cIAI), in combination with metronidazole., Complicated urinary tract infection (cUTI), including pyelonephritis., Hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP), including ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP).,Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.,ZAVICEFTA should be used in combination with an antibacterial agent(s) active against Gram-positive and/or anaerobic pathogens when these are known or suspected to be contributing to the infectious process.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous Infusion.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Store in Original Container
  • Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

white to light yellow powder.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient ceftazidime + avibactam

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

For side effects, taking other medicines and more

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Reporting side effects

This medicine is under additional monitoring as it is new or being used in a different way. You can help identify new safety information by reporting any side effects you may get.

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