Cefoxitin

Overview

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Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Cefoxitin's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

1 to 12 g6.5 (6.5)As recommended.IMMay be given every 4-6 hrs. 12g may given in severe infections

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

20 to 25 mg/kg22 (22.5)6 hourlyIntra Muscular-
20 to 25 mg/kg22 (22.5)6 hourlyIntra Venous

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

20 to 40 mg/kg30 (30)12 hourlyIntramuscular
20 to 40 mg/kg30 (30)12 hourlyIntravenousDose may be increased to 200mg/kg to 12 g in severe infections

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Cefoxitin

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Manufacturers of Cefoxitin in Pakistan

Pharm

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