Brand Names:
Rantaksym, Raxim, Spinocef, Sporim, Talcef

Drug Type: Antibiotic

Cefotaxime (Claforan)

Cefotaxime (Claforan) is a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic, which crosses the blood-brain barrier. It is often used to treat birds with serious susceptible bacterial infections in the brain, but also useful for serious infections elsewhere in the body. It has broad spectrum activity against Gram-negative bacteria, particularly against Pseudomonas spp.
comes available as an injectable solution (10 to 300 mg/ml) given IM or IV.
75-100 mg/kg given IM or IV.
  • Diarrhea
  • Sour crop