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Dr. Julie Abbott
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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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. Julie Abbott
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

Dr. James Dukelow
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Cefotaxime (Definition)

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