Ceftizoxime


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to ceftizoxime.
Special Precautions
Patient w/ history of GI disease, particularly colitis; hypersensitivity to penicillins. Renal impairment. Pregnancy and lactation. Monitoring Parameters Carefully monitor renal function.
Adverse Reactions
Rash, pruritus, fever; transient elevation in AST, ALT and alkaline phosphatase; transient eosinophilia, thrombocytosis; burning, cellulitis, phlebitis, pain, induration and tenderness at inj site, paraesthesia; nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea; transient rise in BUN and creatinine. Rarely, anaemia, neutropenia, leucopenia, thrombocytopenia, vaginitis, numbness.
Potentially Fatal: Anaphylaxis, pseudomembranous colitis.
Drug Interactions
Renal clearance reduced w/ probenecid.
CIMS Class
Cephalosporins
ATC Classification
J01DD07 - ceftizoxime ; Belongs to the class of third-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
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