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Brand name: Ceftazidime (DBL)

Ceftazidime (DBL) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) ceftazidime. On this page you will find out more about Ceftazidime (DBL), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: ceftazidime

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Ceftazidime (DBL) 1 g powder for injection, 1 vial

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

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What this medicine is for

CEFTAZIDIME JUNO is indicated for the treatment of single and mixed infections caused by susceptible aerobic organisms with suspected or documented resistance to other antimicrobials, but not ceftazidime, and as an alternative to aminoglycosides in pseudomonal infection in patients in whom aminoglycoside toxicity is a cause for concern and other antibiotics cannot be used. Indications include: Severe infections in general: for example septicaemia, including neonatal sepsis, bacteraemia, and in patients in intensive care units with specific problems, e.g., infected burns. Respiratory tract infections: for example, pneumonia, broncho-pneumonia, infected pleurisy, infected bronchiectasis and bronchitis. Severe ear, nose and throat infections: for example: otitis media, mastoiditis. Urinary tract infections: for example, acute and chronic pyelonephritis, pyelitis, cystitis, urethritis (bacterial only), and infections associated with bladder and renal stones. Skin and soft tissue infections: for example, erysipelas, abscesses, cellulitis, infected burns and wounds, mastitis. Gastrointestinal and abdominal infections: for example, intra-abdominal abscesses, enterocolitis. Bone and joint infections: for example, osteitis, osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, infected bursitis.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance White or cream coloured powder supplied in 10 mL capacity colourless, Type III glass vials, and sealed with Helvoet Pharma FM257/2 dark grey bromobutyl rubber stopper and violet aluminium flip-off cap.
Dosage Form Injection, powder for
Route of administration Intramuscular
Medicine schedule
10 pack: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
5 pack: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
Single pack: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Vial
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Protect from Light
Life time 3 Years
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

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