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Drug information on   Cefest (500 mg) (Cefotaxime) from Parex Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.

  Cefest (500 mg)

  Injection
Parex Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Cefotaxime
 30.00
500mg
30

Drug Name : Cefotaxime

Cefotaxime(Claforan) generic   Cefest (500 mg) is a cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as lower respiratory tract infections, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometritis, skin and skin structure infections, and others. It works by fighting against the bacteria in the body.
More Info about Cefotaxime


Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which   Cefest (500 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of   Cefest (500 mg)

   Local : Injection site inflammation, pain, induration, and tenderness.

   Hypersensitivity : Rash, itching, fever, eosinophilia, hives, and shock.

   Gastrointestinal : Diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: IV/IM - The recommended dose is 1-2 g 4-12 hourly. Max: 12 g/day.

How to use   Cefest (500 mg)?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle.

When is   Cefest (500 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for   Cefest (500 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney, liver, or gastrointestinal disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.

• Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may cause secondary infection.

Other Precautions for   Cefest (500 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for   Cefest (500 mg)

Store it at controlled room temperature (15-30°C).



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