1 X 500mg vial ceftazidime (Fortum)
1 X 10ml Sodium Chloride 0.9%
1 X 10ml syringe
1 X 5ml syringe
1 X 1ml syringe
1. Using the 10ml syringe,
reconstitute the 500mg vial of
with 8ml Sodium Chloride 0.9% Injection.
2. On reconstitution, the
solution is effervescent. Allow to
and ensure the bubbles have subsided before use.
3. Withdraw the entire contents
of the vial into the 10ml
and make up to 10ml (in the syringe) with Sodium
0.9% INjection = 50mg/ml.
4. Discard 8ml from the syringe
and inject the remaining 2ml
the syringe back into the vial. Using the 5ml syringe,
draw up 3ml
Sodium Chloride 0.9% Injection and add to
the vial =
5. Use 1ml syringe to draw
up 0.ml of this solution. 0.1ml =