Medicine : Cefizox (500mg)

Name:Cefizox (500mg)
Manufacturer:Glaxo Smithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Ceftizoxime

Generic ( Ceftizoxime )

Typical use Of Ceftizoxime :Aerobic Gram-negative As Well As Some Gram Positive Bacteria. B.fragilis.Meningitis By Gram-negative Bacilli, Life Threating Resistant/hospital-acquired Infections, Septicaemias. Infections In Immunocompromised Patients.
Mechanism of action of Ceftizoxime :Ceftizoxime, Like The Penicillins, Is A Beta-lactam Antibiotic. By Binding To Specific Penicillin-binding Proteins (PBPs) Located Inside The Bacterial Cell Wall, It Inhibits The Third And Last Stage Of Bacterial Cell Wall Synthesis. Cell Lysis Is Then Mediated By Bacterial Cell Wall Autolytic Enzymes Such As Autolysins; It Is Possible That Ceftizoxime Interferes With An Autolysin Inhibitor.
Drug Interaction of Ceftizoxime :Ceftizoxime (Na) Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Frusemide Or Furosemide And Probenecid.These Interactions Are Sometimes Beneficial And Sometimes May Pose Threats To Life. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Ceftizoxime :Thrombocytopenia, Hypersensitivity Reactions, Eosinophilia, Leucopenia, Pseudomembranous Colitis, Anaphylaxis, Diarrhea, Fever, Rashes, Pruritus, Local Reactions, Nausea And Vomiting, Elevated Alkaline Phosphatase.


How Ceftizoxime will impact on Pregnancy ?

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How Ceftizoxime will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

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Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Ceftizoxime

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