Active ingredients: ceftolozane + tazobactam
What it is used for
Zerbaxa (ceftolozane/tazobactam) is indicated for the treatment of the following infections in adults suspected or proven to be caused by designated susceptible microorganisms: - Complicated intra-abdominal infections in combination with metronidazole - Complicated urinary tract infections, including pyelonephritis - Nosocomial pneumonia, including ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP),Consideration should be given to published therapeutic guidelines on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous Infusion.
- Store at 2 to 8 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.
White to yellow powder
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient ceftolozane + tazobactam
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)
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Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems