Stef Injection (Ceftazidime)
What is Stef Injection (Ceftazidime) used for?
Stef Injection (Ceftazidime) is a cephalosporin antibiotic, which eliminates the bacteria responsible for causing many different types of infection, such as urinary tract infections, lung infections, and other bacterial infections of the bone, joint, skin, blood or stomach. It may also be used to treat other types of bacterial infection.
How should I use Stef Injection (Ceftazidime)?
Stef Injection (Ceftazidime) is injected, either into a vein or a muscle. It is usually administered by a physician or other health care professional. If your physician has told you to inject this medication at home, and has taught you how to properly inject it, you should remember to only administer the dosage prescribed by your physician, and to follow the instructions provided to you.
What are the side effects of Stef Injection (Ceftazidime)?
Side effects of Stef Injection (Ceftazidime) include:
Consult your physician immediately if you notice discolored urine, a rapid pounding heartbeat or seizures.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Stef Injection (Ceftazidime). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.