Ceftazidime

In the US, Ceftazidime (ceftazidime systemic) is a member of the drug class third generation cephalosporins and is used to treat Bacteremia, Bladder Infection, Bone infection, Endocarditis, Endometritis, Febrile Neutropenia, Intraabdominal Infection, Joint Infection, Kidney Infections, Melioidosis, Meningitis, Nosocomial Pneumonia, Otitis Externa, Otitis Media, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Peritonitis, Pneumonia, Pneumonia with Cystic Fibrosis, Sepsis, Septicemia, Sinusitis, Skin and Structure Infection, Skin Infection and Urinary Tract Infection.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

J01DD02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0072558-82-8

Chemical Formula

C22-H22-N6-O7-S2

Molecular Weight

546

Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Cephalosporin

Chemical Name

1-[[(6R,7R)-7-[2-(2-Amino-4-thiazolyl)glyoxylamido]-2-carboxy-8-oxo-5-thia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-en-3-yl]methyl]pyrimidinium hydroxyde, inner salt, 72-(Z)-[O-(1-carboxy-1-methylethyl)oxime]

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Ceftazidima (OS: DCIT)
  • Ceftazidime (OS: DCF)
  • CAZ (IS)
  • GR 20263 (IS)
  • Ceftazidime (PH: USP 34)
  • Ceftazidime (OS: USAN, JAN, BAN)
  • Ceftazidime (PH: USP 34)
  • Ceftazidime Hydrate (PH: JP XV)
  • Ceftazidime Pentahydrate (PH: BP 2011)
  • Ceftazidime pentahydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Ceftazidim-Pentahydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Ceftazidimum pentahydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • UNII-CMC30V039K (IS)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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