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between cefotetan iv and cefoxitin iv, which one is more effective for treating pid?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No difference: You keep asking questions on the forum about your PID treatment. You should ask your own doctor and trust her judgment on it. In any case, these antibiotics are equally effective.

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What amount fluid will you need to reconstitute with mefoxin (cefoxitin) 1.75 grams?

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Dr. Mazen Kherallah
Infectious Disease 34 years experience
17.5 mL: Cefoxitin should be constituted to 1 gram/10 mL with Sterile Water for Injection, 0.9 percent Sodium Chloride Injection, or 5 percent Dextrose Injection for injection, maintains satisfactory potency for 6 hours at room temperature

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