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    Ceftizoxime

    Information about Ceftizoxime

    Ceftizoxime uses

    Ceftizoxime is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

    How ceftizoxime 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 of ceftizoxime

    Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction

    Available Medicine for Ceftizoxime

    • ₹371
      United Biotech Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹101
      Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹1247
      Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹136 to ₹360
      Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹377
      Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹248
      Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Ceftizoxime

    • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
    • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
    • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Ceftizoxime immediately and consult your doctor.
    • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
    • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.


    Content on this page was last updated on 15 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)