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Claforan Drug Information

As a type of antibiotic Claforan® (cefotaxime) is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections, including bone and joint infections, bladder infections, and pneumonia. It is given intravenously (by IV) into a vein or by intramuscular (IM) injection. It can be given as a single dose for less serious infections, or it may be given as multiple doses every 4 to 12 hours for more serious infections.
 
If your healthcare provider recommends treatment with Claforan, he or she will need information on your medical history and any other drugs, vitamins, or supplements you are using. Some of the potential side effects include vomiting, diarrhea, and nausea. You should also talk to your healthcare provider before starting Claforan if you are pregnant or have kidney disease or a penicillin allergy.
 
(To learn more about this antibiotic drug, click Claforan. This full-length article covers more information, including dosing guidelines, a list of various forms and strengths, and other important warnings and precautions.)
 

Claforan Drug Information

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