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

Drug Type: Antibiotic

Cefotaxime (Claforan)

Cefotaxime (Claforan) is a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic, which is most often given to treat serious susceptible bacterial infections. It has broad spectrum activity against Gram-negative bacteria, particularly against Pseudomonas spp.

Drug Form: Cefotaxime comes available as an injectable solution (10 to 300 mg/ml) given IM or IV.

Typical Dosage: 75-100 mg/kg given IM or IV.
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