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Product Highlight - Zavicefta

29 Nov 2019

Active ingredient: Ceftazidime (as pentahydrate) equivalent to 2 g and Avibactam (as sodium salt) equivalent to 0.5 g.

Indications: ZAVICEFTATM is indicated in adults for the treatment of the following infections

  • Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infection (cIAI)
  • Complicated Urinary Tract Infection, including Pyelonephritis (cUTI)
  • Hospital-acquired Pneumonia (HAP), including ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP)
  • Infections due to aerobic Gram-negative organisms in patients with limited treatment options
  • Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents. For treatment of cIAI use in combination with metronidazole.

Dosage & Administration: The recommended dosage of ZAVICEFTATM is 1 vial where each vial contains 2 g ceftazidime and 0.5 g avibactam administered by intravenous (IV) infusion in a volume of 100 mL at a constant rate over 120 minutes in patients aged 18 years or older. Treatment is repeated every 8 hours.

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