Ceftizoxime is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and typhoid fever
How it works
Ceftizoxime is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.
Common side effects
Nausea, Headache, Allergic reaction, Itching, Vomiting, Fever, Diarrhoea
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- 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.