Cefotaxime (brand names include: Claforan / Biotax / Cefotax / Oritaxim / Omnatax / Lyforan / Sefotak / Taxime) is a third generation cephalosporin antibiotic.
Cefotaxime is indicated for the treatment of patients with serious infections.
Lower respiratory tract infections, including pneumonia
Genitourinary infections including uncomplicated gonorrhea
Gynecologic infections, including pelvic inflammatory disease, endometritis and pelvic cellulitis
Skin and skin structure infections
Intra-abdominal infections including peritonitis
Bone and joint infections
Central nervous system infections including meningitis and ventriculitis
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Use Cefotaxime exactly as directed.
Tell your doctor before taking Cefotaxime, if:
you are allergic to any medicines;
you have any serious medical conditions;
you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Active ingredient: cefotaxime sodium.