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Claforan

cefotaxime
Cefotaxime is a cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotic. It works by fighting bacteria in your body. Cefotaxime is used to treat many kinds of bacterial infections, including severe or life-threatening forms. Cefotaxime is also used to prevent infections in people having surgery. Cefotaxime may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
cefotaxime
DRUG TYPE
third generation cephalosporins

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medication if you are allergic to cefotaxime or to similar antibiotics, such as cefdinir (Omnicef), cefprozil (Cefzil), cefuroxime (Ceftin), cephalexin (Keflex), and others.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Claforan powder for injection 2 g
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Cefotaxime Sodium powder for injection 1 g2 g500 mg

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