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ZAVICEFTA® is indicated for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections, including pyelonephritis1*

ZAVICEFTA is as effective as a carbapenem in patients with cUTI caused by Gram-negative pathogens2

RECAPTURE Phase III trial: 1033 hospitalised adults with cUTI

Patients with favourable clinical response at TOC (%)§

Baseline pathogens: Predominantly E. coli and K. pneumoniae including some ceftazidime-resistant strains.

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REPRISE Phase III trial:

333 hospitalised adults with a cUTI or cIA​​​​​​​I

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REPROVE Phase III trial:

879 hospitalised adults with HAP and VAP

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RECLAIM Phase III trial:

1066 hospitalised adults with cIAI​​​​​​​

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§Non-inferiority was concluded if the lower limit of the 95% CI was greater than –12.5%.
The mMITT population comprised all randomised patients with minimum disease criteria and eligible baseline pathogen(s).
*Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents


AE, adverse event; CE, clinically evaluable; CI, confidence interval; cMITT, clinically modified intention-to-treat; HAP, hospital-acquired pneumonia; K. pneumoniae, Klebsiella pneumoniae; P. aeruginosa, Pseudomonas aeruginosa; TOC, test of cure; VAP, ventilator-associated pneumonia; cIAI, complicated intra-abdominal infection; E.coli, Escherichia coli; MITT, modified intention-to-treat; cUTI, complicated urinary tract infection. ​​​​​​​

Prescribing information

Zavicefta® (ceftazidime and avibactam)
Great Britain
Zavicefta®(ceftazidime and avibactam) 2g/0.5 g Powder for Concentrate for Solution for Infusion
Northern Ireland
Zavicefta®(ceftazidime and avibactam) 2g/0.5 g Powder for Concentrate for Solution for Infusion

Meronem® (meropenem trihydrate)​​​​​​​
Meronem® (meropenem triydrate) IV 1g
Meronem® (meropenem triydrate) IV 500mg

​​​​​​​Gentamicin (gentamicin sulfate) 40 mg/ml Injection
Legal Category: Prescription Only Medicine (POM)
NHS Price: 5 vial £20.00 
Click here for the Summary of Product Characteristics

  1. ZAVICEFTA. Summary of Product Characteristics;
  2. Wagenlehner FM, et al. Clin Infect Dis 2016;63:754–62
PP-ZVA-GBR-1406. January 2022

Learn more about the tolerability data of ZAVICEFTA from four Phase III clinical trials.

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Paschalis Vergidis

Listen to Paschalis Vergidis, Infectious Diseases Consultant at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, sharing his view on the challenges of MDR Gram-negative infections. Learn about his clinical practice experience in a renal transplant patient and the role of ceftazidime-avibactam in patients with  cUTI.

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