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Cefotaxime

Also known as Claforan

Cefotaxime (INN) is a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. Like other third-generation cephalosporins, it has broad spectrum activity against Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria. In most cases, it is considered to be equivalent to ceftriaxone in terms of safety and efficacy.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $146.71 for an average of 7 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed cefotaxime to treat fever, pneumonia, difficulty breathing, and sepsis.

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