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What generation is cefotaxime?

What generation is cefotaxime?

Cefotaxime: This is 3rd generation cephalosporin with good activity in gram negative and positive infections. ...Read more

Claforan (Definition)

Claforan is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more


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Who should not take Claforan (cefotaxime)?

Who should not take Claforan (cefotaxime)?

Claforan (cefotaxime): "Claforan is contraindicated in patients who have shown hypersensitivity to cefotaxime sodium, or the cephalosporin group of antibiotics." See: http://www. Drugs. Com/pro/claforan. Html ...Read more

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Is there a reaction to IV claforan (cefotaxime)?

Is there a reaction to IV claforan (cefotaxime)?

Most common: Diarrhea ;skin rash, bruising, severe tingling, numbness, pain, muscle weakness;
hives, difficulty breathing.

If you have a history of allergy to an cephalosporins you should not take this. If you have life threatening reactions to penicillin, you should not take this. ...Read more

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Can children and teenagers take Claforan (cefotaxime)?

Can children and teenagers take Claforan (cefotaxime)?

Claforin: Is frequently used in young children and teens as an effective IV medication for serious bacterial infections. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cefotaxime allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cefotaxime allergy?

Cefotaxime allergy: Allergies occur when the immune system produces antibodies in reaction to allergens. Cefotaxime is an antibiotic medication. Hypersensitivity rxns may include "Anaphylactic reaction, anaphylactic shock, angioedema, allergic reaction" REF: https://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/cefotaxime-side-effects. Html ...Read more

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How does benzylpenicillin or cefotaxime affect meningococcus?

Cell wall: Both of these antimicrobial agents affect the production of the organism's cell wall production. ...Read more

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I have gum inflammation, my Dentist prescribed me cefotaxime injections. It's so painful I can't take it. Can I take augmentine tablets instead?

I have gum inflammation, my Dentist prescribed me cefotaxime injections. It's so painful I can't take it. Can I take augmentine tablets instead?

Call your dentist: You cannot medicate yourself on the advice from the internet, friend or family member. Talk to your dentist to adjust the medication or to replace it. It is not a game. I hope it helps. ...Read more

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Nearly 2weeks ago Dr gave me 1g IM Claforan (cefotaxime) and 1g Zithromax, still burns a bit, Urine analysis today shows all ok but 1-3 H.P.F pus cells, What I ve?

Nearly 2weeks ago Dr gave me 1g IM Claforan (cefotaxime) and 1g Zithromax, still burns a bit, Urine analysis today shows all ok but 1-3 H.P.F pus cells, What I ve?

Uti: ZIthromax is not effective in treating urinary tract infections and one dose of claforan (cefotaxime) May or may not be. Three wbcs per hpf is not significant, but the important test to rule in or out a urinary tract infection is a urine culture and colony count of a clean catch specimen. ...Read more

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3days ago Dr prescribed me IM 1g Claforan (cefotaxime) and a single dose 1g zithromax curing urethraitis and STD, Why It is still burning?! but discharge got less.

Improving as expecte: You have been treated appropriately for both gonorrhea and chlamydia, as well as for nongonococcal urethritis (NGU, often called nonspecific urethritis or NSU in the UK). It often takes 7-10 days for symptoms to clear entirely, so it sounds like you're on track. Continue to avoid sex and recheck with the GUM clinic (or whoever treated you) if symptoms are still present after a week or so. ...Read more

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Need general info on cephalosporin antibiotic?

Need general info on cephalosporin antibiotic?

Online: Go online and type in cephalosporins on a search engine. There will be information which will keep you reading for some time. ...Read more

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Is clindamycin a cephalosporin antibiotic?

Is clindamycin a cephalosporin antibiotic?

Not A CEPHALOSPORIN: Clindamycine is not a Cephalosporin
It is an antibiotic of Lincosamide class which blocks the ribosome of the micro organism ...Read more

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What do they prescribe cephalosporin antibiotic for?

What do they prescribe cephalosporin antibiotic for?

Cephalosporins: These are antibiotics that have a very broad spectrum of use for many different bacterial infections. They are often used first or second line for many common infections and have to be used with care in patients with allergies to penicillin or other cephalosporins. They can treat skin, respiratory, urinary and sexually transmitted infections among many others. ...Read more

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What is risk of reaction if allergic to pcn and taking cephalosporin antibiotic?

What is risk of reaction if allergic to pcn and taking cephalosporin antibiotic?

Cephalosporin rx: Older studies suggested that there was a 5-7% risk of having a reaction to a cephalosporin if you had a history of penicillin allergy. However, there have been recent studies indicating that the newer cephalosporins are structurally different enough that the risk of cross reaction is quite low, even eliminating the need to test for penicillin allergy prior to administering the cephalosporin. ...Read more

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Was just prescribed a cephalosporin antibiotic along with diflucan (fluconazole). When is the best time to take the diflucan (fluconazole) tab? Day 1 of the antibiotics? Thanks!

Was just prescribed a cephalosporin antibiotic along with diflucan (fluconazole). When is the best time to take the diflucan (fluconazole) tab? Day 1 of the antibiotics? Thanks!

Not really: Equally effective regardless of time of day. Meals should not effect efficacy. Same for Keflex (or other cephalosporins), although it may be slightly less irritating (if you are having any belly discomfort) if taken with meals. ...Read more

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Cephalosporin antibiotic for uti? And does this class of antibiotics cause any heart effects like qt prolongation?

Cephalosporin antibiotic for uti? And does this class of antibiotics cause any heart effects like qt prolongation?

See below: Cephalosporin antibiotics are frequently used to treat uti's. They are usually very well tolerated and do not generally prolong the qtc interval. ...Read more

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: topical?

Please describe the medication: topical?

Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more

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What medications are given fordepression?

What medications are given fordepression?

Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc. It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What medication is equivalent to covance d?

What medication is equivalent to covance d?

Yes: Covance d is a combination of losartan and hydrochlorthiazide- a diuretic). There are a number of such combinations for the treatment of hypertension. If this is a question of your co-pay, ask your physician about generic alternatives. ...Read more

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What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read more

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What medication need to be taken for acidity?

What medication need to be taken for acidity?

Antacid: An h2 blocker (like Pepcid (famotidine) or its generic) once or twice daily, provides relief for many after about a week. If this fails, a proton pump inhibitor (ppi--like Prilosec or its generic) will often work where h2's have failed. If both fail after at least one week trial of each, see your dr or a GI dr for eval. ...Read more

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Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Condition?: There are some conditions that medical marijuana is helpful for. However there can be significant problems related to cannabis use. Thus, would only consider this when prescribed or directed by a physician who is knowledgable in this area. Take care. ...Read more

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I have rhititis. What medication shoud I take?

I have rhititis. What medication shoud I take?

Antihistamine: You can try an over the counter antihistamine to begin with. Would use one that is non drowsy. ...Read more

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The best medication for intertitial cysititis?

The best medication for intertitial cysititis?

Elimiron: Elmiron (pentosan) is a medication that is fda approved for ic (interstitial cystitis). The main way it works is not truly known, but it may help with coating the lining of the bladder. In ic, inflammation may be the main cause of pain. Have you seen a doctor in regards to this? Hopefully, you can get the proper testing and see if this med would work well for you. ...Read more

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Cefotaxime (Definition)

Cefotaxime is a cephalosporin which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more


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Cephalosporin Antibiotic (Definition)

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