Definition of Cefotaxime

1. Noun. A parenteral cephalosporin (trade name Claforan) used for severe infections of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract.

Exact synonyms: Claforan
Generic synonyms: Cephalosporin, Mefoxin
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Cefotaxime

1. Noun. A wide-spectrum antibiotic with efficacy against most bacteria. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Cefotaxime

1. Semisynthetic broad-spectrum cephalosporin proposed for pseudomonas infections. Pharmacological action: cephalosporins. Chemical name: 5-Thia-1-azabicyclo(4.2.0)oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid, 3-((acetyloxy)methyl)-7-(((2-amino-4-thiazolyl)(methoxyimino)acetyl)amino)-8-oxo-, monosodium salt, (6R-(6alpha,7beta(Z)))- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cefotaxime

cefcapene
cefdaloxime
cefdinir
cefditoren
cefepime
cefixime
cefmatilen
cefmenoxime
cefmetazole
cefonicid
cefonicid disodium
cefoperazone
cefoperazone sodium
ceforanide
cefotaximase
cefotaxime (current term)
cefotaxime sodium
cefotetan
cefotetan disodium
cefotiam
cefovecin
cefoxitin
cefoxitin sodium
cefozopran
cefpodoxime
cefquinome
cefsulodin
ceftazidime
ceftazidime sodium
ceftibuten

Literary usage of Cefotaxime

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1. In Vitro Collecting Techniques for Germplasm Conservation by Valerie C. Pence (2002)
"Study the effect of other antibiotics, such as cefoxitin and cefotaxime that are wide spectrum, have low toxicity for plant tissues and resist ..."

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