Disease Information for Cefotaxime (Claforan) Administration/Toxicity

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Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/antibacterial drug (example)
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Cephalosporin antibiotic (example)
DRUG/Safe in pregnancy patient (B)
DRUG/Third generation cephalosporins (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
5 Thia 1 azabicyclo(4 2 0)oct 2 ene 2 carboxylic acid 3 ((acetyloxy)methyl) 7 (((2 amino 4 thiazolyl)(methoxyimino)acetyl)amino) 8 oxo monosodium salt (6R (6alpha,7beta(Z))), Cefotaxim, cefotaxime, Cefotaxime (product), Cefotaxime (substance), CEFOTAXIME PREPARATION, Cefotaxime product, Cephotaxim, Brand name/Claforan (Cefotaxime)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/Dose 1000 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 2 grams (Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose Q6 hrs Medication
DRUG/Dose Q8 Hrs Medication
DRUG/Dose Unit dose Vial preparation
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Injectable preparation only
DRUG/Intramuscular injection RX
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
Definition

Third generation Cephalosporin antibiotic; Injectable preparation for intravenous or intramuscular dose; There is no oral preparation available

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