Ceftazidime in Ready-to-Use System

The FDA approved B. Braun Medical Inc.’s application for 1g and 2g Ceftazidime for Inj and Dextrose Inj in the DUPLEX Drug Delivery System, a ready-to-use two-compartment, IV con­tainer that stores pre-­measured drug and diluent doses. Health­care workers administering Cef­tazidime through DUPLEX can fold and squeeze the container then shake it to mix the drug and diluent. 0

Ceftazidime (Fortaz; GlaxoSmithKline and Tazicef; Hospira) is a cephalo­spo­rin antibiotic indicated to treat susceptible infections including septicemia, pneumonia, skin/skin structure, bone and joint, gynecologic, intra-abdominal, meningitis and urinary tract infections.

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