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Introduction: Cefotaxime

Description of Cefotaxime

Cefotaxime: a parenteral cephalosporin (trade name Claforan) used for severe infections of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Cefotaxime: A third generation semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic that inhibits mucopeptide synthesis by binding to penicillin binding proteins, causing inhibition of bacterial cell wall synthesis.(NCI)
Source: Diseases Database

Cefotaxime: Semisynthetic broad-spectrum cephalosporin.
Source: MeSH 2007

Cefotaxime: Related Topics

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Drug name confusion

Because many drug names share similar spellings or sound almost identical when spoken, it is possible to mistake the name of a particular medication. Other drugs that are sometimes confused with Cefotaxime include:

Terms associated with Cefotaxime:

Terms Similar to Cefotaxime:

  • Claforan

Source - WordNet 2.1

More specific terms for Cefotaxime:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Cefotaxime

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Cefotaxime

The following list attempts to classify Cefotaxime into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • cephalosporin,Mefoxin
  • antibiotic,antibiotic drug
  • antibacterial,antibacterial drug,bactericide
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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