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Scientific Name: Ceftazidime
Brand Name: Avycaz, Fortaz, Tazicef, Zavicefta
Company Owner: Acs dobfar spa, Aurobindo pharma ltd, Wockhardt ltd, Glaxosmithkline, Hospira inc, Eli lilly and co, Baxter healthcare corp
Mechanism Of Action The bacterial cell wall, which is located at the periphery of Gram-positive bacteria and within the periplasm of Gram-negative bacteria, comprises a glycopeptide polymer synthesized through cross-linking of glycans to peptide stems on alternating saccharides, which is known commonly as peptidoglycan.
Description of the Drug: Ceftazidime is an injected broad-spectrum third-generation cephalosporin beta-lactam antibiotic used to treat or prevent a variety of bacterial infections, including pneumonia, gynecological infections, bone and joint infections, and septicemia, among others.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00438