Sotaxim (USP Specs) (Cefotaxime USP) injection for intravenous & intramuscular use only. It is used for different types of infections.
Package contains: Each package contains 1 vail + 5ml Solvent of 500mg.
Each vial contains:
Cefotaxime Sodium eq. to Cefotaxime (USP) 500mg
Product complies USP Specs
Solvent: Psol injection 5ml
(1X5 ml) Each ampoule contains:
Sterile water for injection 5ml
Dosage & Administration: Use as directed by the physician. For further details, see the enclosed leaf insert. Dosage & administration should be determined by the susceptibility of the causative organisms, the severity of the infection, and the condition of the patient.
For Adults and children: The daily dosage should not exceed 12 grams.
Directions for reconstitution: To reconstitute, add 2ml sterile water for injection in the vial. Use freshly prepared solution.
Usage: Sotaxim is indicated in the following:
Lower respiratory tract infections, Bacteremia/Septicemia, Skin and Skin structure infections, Intra-abdominal infections, Bone and/or Joint Infections, and Central nervous system infections.
Pregnancy: This drug should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed.
Nursing Women: Cefotaxime is excreted in human milk in low concentrations. Caution should be exercised when Cefotaxime is administered to a nursing woman.
Contraindications: Cefotaxime is contraindicated in patients who have shown hypersensitivity to Cefotaxime Sodium, or the cephalosporin group of antibiotics.
Side Effects: it is generally well-tolerated. The most common adverse reactions have been local reactions following IM or IV injection.
Other adverse reactions that have been encountered infrequently are: injection site inflammation & pain, rash, fever, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.
Storage & instructions: Store between 15°C to 25°C. Protect from heat, sunlight, and moisture. Keep away from reach of the children. Reconstitution solution is stable for 24 hours when stored in a refrigerator (2-8°C) & protected from light. Discard the remaining portion after administration.
To be sold on the prescription of a registered medical practitioner only. Use before earliest expiry of Vial/Solvent.
Manufacturer & Buy online:
Sotaxim is manufactured by PHARMASOL PRIVATE LIMITED.
This is a link to the manufacturer: https://www.pharmasol.com.pk
It is not available online, you can buy it from any pharmacy nearby you.