- IVCeftazidimeFortazCan be used against Pseudomonas aeruginosa
- Mechanism of Action
- A beta lactam antibiotic that inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis.
- Crosses the blood brain barrier - useful against meningitis.
- More active against gram negative bacteria (Haemophilus, Enterobacteriaciae), less active against gram positive bacteria and inactive against MRSA. Can be used against Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
- Adverse Effects