SALT INFORMATIONCeftazidime (1g) TYPICAL USAGE Serious infections of the respiratory tract, ENT, skin, soft tissue, bone and joints, billary and GI tract, UTI, septicaemia, meningitis. Infections in immunocompromised patients. SIDE EFFECTS Rashes, thrombocytopenia, stevens johnson syndrome, hypersensitivity reactions, transient leucopenia, neutropenia, lymphocytosis, elevation in serum creatinine, bleeding, pseudomembranous colitis, encephalitis, anaphylactic reactions, epilepsy, inflammation, dizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, pruritus, pain, colitis, vaginitis, skin Rash, tremor. DRUG INTERACTION Ceftazidime is known to interact with other drugs like probenecid.These interactions are sometimes beneficial and sometimes may pose threats to life. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required. MECHANISM OF ACTION The bactericidal activity of ceftazidime results from the inhibition of cell wall synthesis via affinity for penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs).