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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

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...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 cephalosporin 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, Urinalysis 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, Urinalysis 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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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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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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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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What can I do for a medicine allergy?

What can I do for a medicine allergy?

Stop taking it: If it is an extreme necessity, and there are no alternatives, and you don't know whether this an allergic reaction or an adverse drug reaction (side effect), see an allergist/immunologist for evaluation and possible desensitization to the said drug for treatment of a particular disease episode, good luck ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for stubborn allergies?

What is the best medicine for stubborn allergies?

Various Options: Daily steroid or antihistamines nasal sprays (fluticasone, azelastine) are helpful. Determining exactly what you could be sensitized to in order to practice appropriate avoidance measures is also important. If medications and avoidance are not effective or not feasible allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots) could be an option as well. Other meds include Sudafed, Mucinex, (guaifenesin) Afrin, oral antihistamines ...Read more

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Do I have to be 18 to buy medicine for allergies?

Do I have to be 18 to buy medicine for allergies?

Depends: It depends on the medication. Some medicines are over the counter and some are behind the counter requiring photo id and signature. ...Read more

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I had allergy today, was it due to any of my medicine?

I had allergy today, was it due to any of my medicine?

Could be!: Without understanding the circumstances and the type of reaction, it is impossible to answer the question. If you started the new medicine, and experienced a reaction, it could be due to allergy to the medication. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to cure allergy?

I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to cure allergy?

No cure yet, but...: Allergy shots (allergen immunotherapy) is currently the only treatment that is disease modifiying, meaning it can change how the body responds to exposure to allergens. It is "natural" and long-lasting effects carry on after shots are stopped. It works for most, but not all people. The Closest thing to a cure so far..... For more read my blog at: http://www.Familyallergyasthmacare. Com/2013/03/its-no. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC allergy medicine?

What is the best OTC allergy medicine?

OTC Allergy: Not fair. Truly, it is trial-and-error. What works best for you might not work best for someone else. Loratadine is the weakest binding non-sedating antihistamine; Cetirizine is the strongest binding non-sedating antihistamine. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) works better than both but it makes people sleepy. ...Read more

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How are drug allergies treated usually?

How are drug allergies treated usually?

See below: It depends on the severity of the reaction. Certainly removal of the offending drug is the first step. Then medication to help with itching or hives, an antihistamine maybe needed. Also, steroids are some times used. And in severe cases, hospitalization maybe indicated. ...Read more

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What medicine to take for seasonal allergies?

Several choices: The most effective treatment for relief of seasonal allergies are prescription nasal steroid sprays (qnasl, nasonex, (mometasone) rhinocort, flonase). If symptoms are mild then over the counter zyrtec, claritin, or Allegra can help. It's best to start treating seasonal allergies before the "season" starts. This is a prevention approach. If the above meds haven't controlled symptoms, consider allergy shots. ...Read more

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Will taking expired allergy medicine hurt you?

Will taking expired allergy medicine hurt you?

Big question: There are a lot of allergy medications & your time span is enormous. Could you take a medication that expired last month? Yes. Last year? Yes, but it might not work as well. Five years ago? Sure but why bother? Medications don't become dangerous as they age just gradually less effective. One exception is Epinephrine it rapidly loses effectiveness after expiration & it's needed to save lives. ...Read more

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Hi what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

Hi what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

Think whole airway: Upper airway allergies trigger clear, watery discharge along with itch and congestion; this can tickle the back of throat: thus cough — but lower airway involvement must be considered. Allergies can cause cough through asthma-like reactions (or outright cough asthma). Albuterol inhaler +\-montelukast worth a try after oral antihistamines and nasal steroids/antihistamines. ...Read more

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What is the best allergy medicine for your child?

What is the best allergy medicine for your child?

Varies: Each child may respond differently to allergy medicines, all the second generation antihistamines can be effective. These include loratadine, Cetirizine and fexofenadine. Each medication is dosed once daily and causes minimal sedation or behavioral effects. ...Read more

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Hi, what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

Hi, what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

ALLERGIC RHINITIS : YES:Allergic rhinitis causes Swelling of nasal mucosa/itchy eyes /post nasal drip. You can do nasal irrigation with Neil Med system. Zaditor (ketotifen) Eye Drops and Claritin & Flonase are all effective. If symptoms persist follow up with your doctor for exam and labs ...Read more

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What will happen if you overdose on allergy medicine?

What will happen if you overdose on allergy medicine?

It depends on the : Specific type of medicine and the amount of the overdose. Are you considering taking an overdose? Are you considering suicide as an option? You can call the national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255). For active suicide thoughts with a strong urge please be seen at your nearest er. Follow on psychological/ psychiatric care is important. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Claforan (Definition)

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


Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Cefotaxime (Definition)

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