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  Cefotax 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.

Drug information on   Cefotax (Cefotaxime) from Modern Laboratories

  Cefotax

  Injection
Modern Laboratories
Generic : Cefotaxime
 8.00
125mg
vial
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Medical Condition(s) for which   Cefotax may be prescribed


Side effects of   Cefotax

   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   Cefotax?

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

When is   Cefotax not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for   Cefotax

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   Cefotax

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for   Cefotax

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



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