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Cefotaxime
Indications
Septicaemia, meningitis in neonates and infants, peri-operative infections’ prophylaxis, UTI, RTI, bone, joints, skin and soft tissue infections.
Dose/Application
By I.M or I.V injection or infusion, 1g every 12hours increased in severe infections [e.g. meningitis] to 8g daily in 4 divided doses; higher doses [up to 12g daily in 3–4 divided doses] may be required; neonate 50mg/kg daily in 2–4 divided doses increased to 150–200 mg/kg daily in severe infections; child 100–150 mg/kg daily in 2–4 divided doses increased up to 200mg/kg daily in very severe infections. Gonorrhoea, 500 mg as a single dose.
Mode of action
Precautions
Contraindications
Side Effects
Pregnancy risk
Special information
Brands containing this Ingredient
Name Form. Strength Pack Price Insert Manufacturer Distributor
Surgitec injection 1000 mg 1 KES246.00
Evacef Inj 1gm/vial 1 KES250.00
Oritaxim inj 1gm 1 KES750.00
Maxcef. inj 1gm 1 KES350.00
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