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Tazidime (ceftazidime) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Tazidime (ceftazidime):


High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility

ceftazidime - sodium

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.


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  4. "Product Information. Ceptaz (ceftazidime)" Glaxo Wellcome, Research Triangle Pk, NC.
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Tazidime (ceftazidime) drug interactions

There are 50 drug interactions with Tazidime (ceftazidime)

Tazidime (ceftazidime) disease interactions

There are 6 disease interactions with Tazidime (ceftazidime) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
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 information available.

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Further information

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