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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Claforan (Overview)

Claforan is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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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

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
8 doctors shared insights

Claforan (Overview)

Claforan is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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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)?

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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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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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

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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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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Cefotaxime (Definition)

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