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Cefotaxime Sodium Sterile

API Standard: USP, BP, EP,CP Drug class: Cephalosporin Antibiotics Self life: 3 years (36 months)
Packaging: 6kg/Alu Tin; 12kg/Alu Tin

Cefotaxime is an antibiotic used to treat a number of bacterial infections. Specifically it is used to treat Cefotaxime is an antibiotic used to treat a number of bacterial infections. Specifically it is used to treat bones and joint infections, respiratory tract infections, skin and soft tissues infections, pelvic inflammatory disease, meningitis, pneumonia, biliary tract, digestive tract infections, urinary tract infections, abdominal cavity, sepsis, gonorrhea, and cellulitis.It is also effective for burns, traumatic infections, sepsis, and central infections. Cefotaxime is the third-generation semi-synthetic cephalosporins, this products are not as effective as cefazolin to treat gram-positive bacterium. Enterococcus is resistant to this product. It is not effective against penicillin-resistant pneumococcus.  Cefotaxime sodium has strong bactericidal activity against gram-negative. It have stronger antibacterial effects than cefoperazone to treat E. coli, bacillus influenzae, pneumobacillus, Proteus mirabilis, and Salmonella. Weak or resistant to Bacteroides fragilis. Escherichia coli and enterobacter cloacae are not sensitive to this product. Cefotaxime is widely distributed in various body tissues and body fluids. Normal cerebrospinal fluid is very low in the drug concentration, meningitis patients use this products that can reach effective concentration in the cerebrospinal. Bronchial secretions, pleural effusion, empyema pus, ascites, gallbladder wall, bile, and bone tissue can also reach effective concentrations. This product can penetrate the placental barrier into the human fetal blood circulation, a small amount can also go into the milk.

Cefotaxime was discovered in 1976 and came into commercial use in 1980. It is on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines, the most effective and safe medicines needed in a health system. It is available as a generic medication.

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