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Side effect(s) of Cefoxitin

Read the side effects of Cefoxitin as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Local Reactions - Swelling (inflammation) of vein.

Allergic Reactions - Rash, hives, flushing, itching, eosinophilia, fever, difficulty in breathing, and other allergic reactions including anaphylaxis, and angioedema.

Heart - Low blood pressure.

Gastrointestinal - Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.

Central Nervous System - Myasthenia gravis.

Blood - Eosinophilia, decrease in white blood cells, platelets, anemia, and bone marrow depression.

Liver Function - Elevations in liver enzymes.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Cefoxitin

Cefoxitin(Mefoxin) generic is a broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for serious infections such as respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, septicemia, and others. It works by fighting against the bacteria in the body.
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