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Composition for CEFIZOX

Ceftizoxime(500 mg)

food interaction for CEFIZOX

alcohol interaction for CEFIZOX

pregnancy interaction for CEFIZOX

lactation interaction for CEFIZOX

It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cefizox 500mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cefizox 500mg injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown no adverse effect on the fetus, but there is no human studies or animal studies have shown an adverse effect that was not confirmed in human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Cefizox 500mg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Ceftizoxime(500 mg)


Cefizox 500mg injection is used to treat lower respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, gonorrhea and pelvic inflammatory disease.

How it works

Cefizox 500mg injection is an antibiotic that belongs to class of medicines called cephalosporins. It works by inhibiting the bacterial cell wall synthesis, thereby killing the bacteria.

Common side effects

Nausea, Rash, Itching, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Shortness of breath, Headache, Bruise, Bleeding, Sore mouth, Sore throat, Stomach upset, Urticaria, Vomiting


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Expert advice for CEFIZOX

  • Do not take ceftizoxime if you had severe allergic reaction (severe rash, hives, difficulty breathing, dizziness, etc) to penicillin (eg. amoxicillin) or other beta-lactam antibiotics (eg. imipenem).
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience severe diarrhea, stomach pain or cramps, or bloody stools.
  • Do not discontinue ceftizoxime without doctor’s advice. Sudden discontinuation of ceftizoxime may decrease its effectiveness and bacteria may become insensitive to ceftizoxime.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.


Content on this page was last updated on 20 August, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)