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Tazicef (ceftazidime) Disease Interactions

There are 7 disease interactions with Tazicef (ceftazidime):

Major

Antibiotics (applies to Tazicef) colitis

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Colitis/Enteritis (Noninfectious)

Clostridioides difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD), formerly pseudomembranous colitis, has been reported with almost all antibacterial drugs and may range from mild diarrhea to fatal colitis. The most common culprits include clindamycin and lincomycin. Antibacterial therapy alters the normal flora of the colon, leading to overgrowth of C difficile, whose toxins A and B contribute to CDAD development. Morbidity and mortality are increased with hypertoxin-producing strains of C difficile; these infections can be resistant to antimicrobial therapy and may require colectomy. CDAD must be considered in all patients who present with diarrhea after antibacterial use. Since CDAD has been reported to occur more than 2 months after antibacterial use, careful medical history is necessary. Therapy with broad-spectrum antibacterials and other agents with significant antibacterial activity should be administered cautiously in patients with history of gastrointestinal disease, particularly colitis; pseudomembranous colitis (generally characterized by severe, persistent diarrhea and severe abdominal cramps, and sometimes associated with the passage of blood and mucus), if it occurs, may be more severe in these patients and may be associated with flares in underlying disease activity. Antibacterial drugs not directed against C difficile may need to be stopped if CDAD is suspected or confirmed. Appropriate fluid and electrolyte management, protein supplementation, antibacterial treatment of C difficile, and surgical evaluation should be started as clinically indicated.

References

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  34. Ring FA, Hershfield NB, Machin GA, Scott RB "Sulfasalazine-induced colitis complicating idiopathic ulcerative colitis." Can Med Assoc J 131 (1984): 43-5
  35. Friedman RJ, Mayer IE, Galambos JT, Hersh T "Oxacillin-induced pseudomembranous colitis." Am J Gastroenterol 73 (1980): 445-7
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  40. Hecht JR, Olinger EJ "Clostridium difficile colitis secondary to intravenous vancomycin." Dig Dis Sci 34 (1989): 148-9
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Moderate

Beta-lactams (parenteral) (applies to Tazicef) renal dysfunction

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility.

Most beta-lactam antibiotics are eliminated by the kidney as unchanged drug and, in some cases, also as metabolites. The serum concentrations of beta-lactam antibiotics and their metabolites may be increased and the half-lives prolonged in patients with impaired renal function. Neurotoxic reactions, including encephalopathy, asterixis, myoclonus, seizures and coma, have been reported in such patients treated parenterally with these agents. Dosage adjustments may be necessary and modifications should be based on the degree of renal impairment as well as severity of infection in accordance with the individual product package labeling. Renal function tests should be performed periodically during prolonged and/or high-dose therapy, since nephrotoxicity and alterations in renal function have occasionally been associated with the use of these drugs.

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Moderate

Ceftazidime (applies to Tazicef) renal impairment

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Renal Dysfunction

Decreased clinical response has been observed in adult patients treated with the combination product, ceftazidime and avibactam for complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAI) with baseline creatinine clearance (CrCl) of 30 to less than or equal to 50 mL/min. The decreased clinical response is not observed for patients with moderate renal impairment at baseline (CrCl of 30 to less than or equal to 50 mL/min). It is recommended to monitor CrCl at least daily in adult and pediatric patients with changing renal function and adjust the dosage of treatment according to manufacturer recommendations.

Moderate

Ceftazidime (applies to Tazicef) sodium

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility. Applicable conditions: Congestive Heart Failure, Hypertension, Fluid Retention, Hypernatremia

Fortaz, Tazicef, and Tazidime (brands of parenteral ceftazidime pentahydrate) are formulated with sodium carbonate and contain approximately 53 mg (2.3 mEq) of sodium per each gram of ceftazidime activity. The sodium content should be considered in patients with conditions that may require sodium restriction, such as congestive heart failure, hypertension, and fluid retention. Ceptaz, another brand of ceftazidime, is formulated with l-arginine and contains no sodium.

References

  1. "Product Information. Fortaz (ceftazidime)." Glaxo Wellcome, Research Triangle Park, NC.
  2. "Product Information. Tazidime (ceftazidime)" Lilly, Eli and Company, Indianapolis, IN.
  3. "Product Information. Tazicef (ceftazidime)." SmithKline Beecham, Philadelphia, PA.
  4. "Product Information. Ceptaz (ceftazidime)" Glaxo Wellcome, Research Triangle Pk, NC.
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Moderate

Cephalosporins (applies to Tazicef) dialysis

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility. Applicable conditions: hemodialysis

Most cephalosporin antibiotics are removed by hemodialysis. Doses should either be scheduled for administration after dialysis or supplemental doses be given after dialysis. Cefonicid, cefixime, and ceftriaxone are not significantly removed by hemodialysis.

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Moderate

Cephalosporins (applies to Tazicef) liver disease

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility.

Cases of hepatitis have been reported with the use of certain cephalosporins. Transient rise in SGOT, SGPT, and alkaline phosphatase levels have also been observed. Caution and monitoring is recommended when these agents are prescribed to patients with hepatic disorders.

Moderate

Cephalosporins (applies to Tazicef) seizure disorders

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Seizures

Cephalosporins have been implicated in triggering seizures. Nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE), encephalopathy, coma, asterixis, neuromuscular excitability, and myoclonia have been reported with cephalosporins particularly in patients with a history of epilepsy and/or when recommended dosages of cephalosporins were exceeded due to renal impairment. Adjust dosing based on creatinine clearance. Anticonvulsant therapy should be continued in patients with known seizure disorders. If CNS adverse reactions including seizures occur, patients should undergo a neurological evaluation to determine whether treatment should be discontinued.

Tazicef (ceftazidime) drug interactions

There are 49 drug interactions with Tazicef (ceftazidime)

Tazicef (ceftazidime) alcohol/food interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with Tazicef (ceftazidime)

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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