CEFOTAXIME belongs to a group of antibiotics known as third-generation cephalosporin. CEFOTAXIME is generally prescribed for the lower respiratory tract, genito-urinary tract, central nervous system, intra-abdominal infections, bone and joint infections, skin infections, gynecologic infections, and septicemia.
CEFOTAXIME contains cefotaxime which exerts its bactericidal action through the inhibition of bacterial cell wall synthesis. CEFOTAXIME is a broad-spectrum antibiotic active against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, including resistance to other antibiotics such as penicillin.
In some cases, you may experience certain common side effects, such as abdominal/stomach cramps or tenderness, diarrhoea, and skin rash. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects persistently.
Before starting CEFOTAXIME, please inform your doctor if you have any allergy (against any antibiotic), liver or kidney problems, are pregnant, planning for pregnancy or breastfeeding. Do not take CEFOTAXIME on your own, as self-medication may lead to antibiotic resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections.
CEFOTAXIME is a broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections. CEFOTAXIME exerts its bactericidal action through the inhibition of bacterial cell wall synthesis. It is stable against the action of most β-lactamases. Besides this, its broad-spectrum activity makes the drug effective in multiple infections like the lower respiratory tract, genito-urinary tract, central nervous system, intra-abdominal infections, bone and joint infections, skin infections, gynecologic infections, and septicemia.
After taking CEFOTAXIME if you have allergy-like symptoms, including rash, swelling of the face/lips/throat, difficulty in breathing, or tightness in the chest, immediately contact your doctor. Do not take CEFOTAXIME if you have an allergy to any of its components, cephalosporins penicillin class of antibiotics, as it may cause a skin rash, itching, and difficulty breathing. People having liver disease or jaundice (yellowing of skin/eye) should not take CEFOTAXIME, as it can damage the liver severely.
Drug-Drug Interaction: CEFOTAXIME may enhance the nephrotoxic effect of aminoglycosides (amikacin).
Drug-Food Interaction: Avoid taking eating high-fat meals as this makes it harder for your body to absorb CEFOTAXIME.
Drug-Disease Interaction: People affected with colitis (bowel disease that affects the large intestine, causing irritation, inflammation, and ulcers in the colon), liver disease (like jaundice), renal dysfunction, dialysis, glandular fever (viral infection with fever and sore throat), seizure disorders should not take CEFOTAXIME.
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking CEFOTAXIME as it causes increased side effects.
CEFOTAXIME is not recommended during pregnancy unless your doctor considers it essential. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.
CEFOTAXIME is not recommended during breastfeeding. However, your doctor may prescribe it for you during breastfeeding if he/she feels that the benefits to you outweighs the risk.
CEFOTAXIME may cause dizziness in some people, so drive only if you are alert.
CEFOTAXIME to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
CEFOTAXIME to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
For children, CEFOTAXIME is safe. The dose needs to be adjusted and recommended by a child specialist only.
Bacterial infection: It is a condition in which harmful bacteria enter, multiply, and infect the body. It can target any organ of the body and multiply very quickly. Bacterial infections vary from minor illnesses (like sore throat and ear infections) to severe brain infections (like meningitis and encephalitis). When you get infected with bacteria, you can experience generalized symptoms like fevers, chills, and fatigue. Anyone can get a bacterial infection, but people with a weak immune system or taking immunosuppressive medicines like steroids are more prone to infections.
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