Cefotaxime and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with cefotaxime:
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility
cefotaxime - sodium
Parenteral cefotaxime sodium contains approximately 51 mg (2.2 mEq) of sodium per each gram of cefotaxime activity. The frozen solutions of cefotaxime sodium are additionally formulated with sodium citrate hydrous as a buffer. The sodium content should be considered in patients with conditions that may require sodium restriction, such as congestive heart failure, hypertension, and fluid retention.
- "Product Information. Claforan (cefotaxime)." Hoechst Marion-Roussel Inc, Kansas City, MO.
Cefotaxime drug interactions
There are 53 drug interactions with cefotaxime
Cefotaxime disease interactions
There are 6 disease interactions with cefotaxime which include:
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
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