Cefotaxime + sulbactam


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: PO Lower resp tract infections; Genito-urinary tract infections Based on cefotaxime dose: Mild to moderate: 1-2 g 8-12 hrly; Moderate to severe: 1-2 g 6-8 hrly. Max: 4 g.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cefotaxime, sulbactam or the combination.
Special Precautions
Previous hypersensitivity to penicillins or other drugs; patients with renal insufficiency; history of GI disease, esp colitis. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Local reactions including pain at the Inj site and phloebitis. Others: Skin rash, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting and colitis.
Drug Interactions
Concomitant admin of cephalosporins and aminoglycoside antibiotics.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DD01 - cefotaxime ; Belongs to the class of third-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
J01CG01 - sulbactam ; Belongs to the class of beta-lactamase inhibitors. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
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