Trade name: Omnicef
Strength: 500 mg
Active ingredient: Cefotaxime
Category: Cefotaxime is a cephalosporin antibiotic.
Pregnancy category: Cefotaxime belongs to US FDA pregnancy category B.
Uses: Omnicef500 mg injection is used to treat bacterial infections like (Lower respiratory tract infections (pneumonia), Urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted disease (gonorrhea) Bacteremia/Septicemia, Skin infections, Bone infections, joint infections, Central nervous system infections (meningitis).
How to use: Omnicef500 mg injection is given at doctors office by intra venous or intra muscular method.
Side Effects: Nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, swelling, redness, or pain at the injection site.
Dosage: 1 g by IV every 8 hours.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: September 02nd, 2016
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