Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Fortaz
  2. Tazicef

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Ceptaz


Ceftazidime injection is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. It belongs to the class of medicines known as cephalosporin antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, this medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution