Claforan Powder For Solution For Injection 10G Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Claforan: Powder for solution for injection (10g)

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What is this Medicine?

CEFOTAXIME (sef oh TAKS eem) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

In-Depth Information

Claforan 10g Powder for Injection (NOVAPLUS)

NDC: 000390020
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bacteremia, Pelvic Cellulitis, Pneumonia, Peritonitis, Typhoid Fever, Urethritis, Meningitis, Salmonellosis, Intraabdominal Infections, Bone And Joint Infections, Septicemia, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID), Ventriculitis, Cervicitis, Gonorrhea, Gynecologic Infections, Proctitis, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Endometritis, Surgical Infection Prophylaxis, Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Community-acquired Pneumonia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Leptospirosis, Lyme Disease, Infectious Diarrhea, Sinusitis, Gastroenteritis

Storage Information
Avoid exposure to heat
Protect from light
Store below 86 degrees F
Claforan 10g Powder for Injection (NOVAPLUS)

Reported Side Effects for Claforan 10g Powder for Injection (NOVAPLUS)

Vaginal Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hemolytic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Yeast Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Colon Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
2.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eosinophilia Incidence:
2.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
2.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
2.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
4.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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