Duotax injection: Uses, side effects, dosage

Manufacturer: Aristo

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Trade name: Duotax

Strength: Cefotaxime 250 mg, Sulbactam 125 mg.

Type: Injection

Active ingredient: Cefotaxime, sulbactam

Category: Cefotaxime is a cephalosporin antibiotic. Sulbactam is ß-lactamase inhibitor.

Pregnancy category: Cefotaxime belongs to US FDA pregnancy category B. Sulbactam belongs to US FDA pregnancy category B.

Uses: Duotax injection is used to treat bacterial infections including respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections.

How to use: Duotax injection is given at doctors office by intra venous or intra muscular method. Hypersensitivity to sulbactam patients should not take this medication.

Side Effects: Nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, skin rash, swelling, redness, or pain at the injection site. (phloebitis)

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Dosage: 1 g of cefotaxime by IV every 8 hours.

Written by: : healthplus24.com team

Date last updated: September 02nd, 2016