Description

Ceftazidime inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis following attachment to penicillin binding proteins (PBPs). This results in the interruption of cell wall (peptidoglycan) biosynthesis, which leads to bacterial cell lysis and death.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Ceftazidime
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01D Other beta-lactam antibacterials → J01DD Third-generation cephalosporins

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