TAZICEF- ceftazidime injection, powder, for solution 
Hospira, Inc.


Tazicef® (ceftazidime for injection, USP)
Instructions for Constitution

Pharmacy Bulk Package: 6 g

  1. Insert the syringe needle through the vial closure and inject 26 mL of diluent. The vacuum may assist entry of the diluent. Remove the syringe needle.
  2. Shake to dissolve; a clear solution containing approximately 1 g of ceftazidime activity per 5 mL will be obtained in 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Insert a gas-relief needle through the vial closure to relieve the internal pressure. Remove the gas-relief needle before extracting any solution.

Note: To preserve product sterility, it is important that a gas-relief needle is not inserted through the vial closure before the product has dissolved.

Manufactured by Sandoz GmbH for
Hospira, Inc., Lake Forest, IL 60045, USA


Revised: 12/2020

Revised: 3/2022
Document Id: 74237896-96df-4050-a05d-ff7019921c88
Set id: 1ab5ae3e-e303-4499-4c89-472d7cc1e46c
Version: 28
Effective Time: 20220324
Hospira, Inc.