Cefotaxime

C. diff Risk

High

Oral Bioavailability

NA

Approximate Cost

Spectrum Of Activity

Dosing

2 g IV q8h

General Information

Adverse Effects

Rash, localized phlebitis at injection site, allergy.

Positive Coombs test, neutropenia, abnormalities in liver enzymes.

Diarrhea and CDI.

Pharmacology

Antimicrobial class: 3rd Generation Cephalosporin

Pregnancy category: B