Active ingredients: Ceftazidime
Ceftazidime 1g Powder for solution for injection.
Powder for solution for injection (Powder for injection).
White to cream coloured, crystalline powder.
Each vial contains ceftazidime 1g (as pentahydrate).
Excipient with known effect: Each gram of ceftazidime contains approximately 52mg (2.26mmol) of sodium.
For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.
Ceftazidime inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis following attachment to penicillin binding proteins (PBPs). This results in the interruption of cell wall (peptidoglycan) biosynthesis, which leads to bacterial cell lysis and death.
Sodium carbonate (anhydrous sterile)
Packs of one, five or ten Type II colourless glass 10ml vials stoppered with coated rubber stopper, capped with flip-off cap.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Wockhardt UK Ltd, Ash Road North, Wrexham LL13 9UF, UK
15 October 2007