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LP14831-9CefotaximeActive

Descriptions

LP14831-9   Cefotaxime
Cefotaxime is a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. Like other third-generation cephalosporins, it has broad spectrum activity against Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria. In most cases, it is equivalent to ceftriaxone in terms of safety and efficacy. Cefotaxime sodium is marketed under various trade names including Claforan (Sanofi-Aventis). Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Cefotaxime (Wikipedia)

LP14831-9   Cefotaxime
Semisynthetic broad-spectrum cephalosporin. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

LP14831-9   Cefotaxime
Cefotaxime is a third generation cephalosporin, with activity similar to ceftizoxime and cefotaxime. It is used in the treatment of respiratory tract infections, skin and skin structure, bone and joint, urinary tract, gynecologic as well as septicemia, and meningitis. It is effective against most gram-negative bacilli (not Pseudomonas) and gram-positive cocci (not enterococcus) and against many penicillin-resistant pneumococci. Source: Regenstrief Institute

Basic Part Properties

Name
Cefotaxime
Type
Component
Created On
2000-05-04
Construct for LOINC Short Name
Cefotaxime

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Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (CHINA)
头孢噻肟
Synonyms: 氨中噻肟头孢菌素;氨噻肟头孢菌素
nl-NLDutch (NETHERLANDS)
cefotaxime
et-EEEstonian (ESTONIA)
Tsefotaksiim
fr-BEFrench (BELGIUM)
Céfotaxime
fr-CAFrench (CANADA)
Céfotaxime
it-ITItalian (ITALY)
Cefotaxima
ru-RURussian (RUSSIAN FEDERATION)
Цефотаксим
es-ESSpanish (SPAIN)
Cefotaxima
tr-TRTurkish (TURKEY)
Sefotaksim