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Taxim Injection

my mixed breed pomerian 10 Kg dog has been prescribed Taxim 250mgm IM daily ## I will be honest and tell you that I am not familiar with the use of medications in animals. I am not even sure if the canine medication is the same as that used in humans. The human medication Taxim contains the active ingredient Cefotaxime and is an antibiotic used to treat infections. The regular side effects can include: irritation at the injection site, nausea and diarrhea, though I am not sure how it will affect a dog. Have you tried asking your veterinarian for more information?

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There are some articles available about trials of Cefetamet as a cephalosporin antibiotic. Cefetamet pivoxil clinical pharmacokinetics. "Cefetamet pivoxil is an orally absorbed prodrug ester of the microbiologically active cephalosporin, cefetamet. The prodrug ester is completely hydrolysed to the active compound cefetamet on its first pass through the gut wall, the liver or both. Cefetamet is classified as a third generation cephalosporin with excellent activity against streptococci, Enterobacteriaceae, Neisseria and Haemophilus species. It has enhanced stability against beta-lactamases compared with penicillins and first and second generation cephalosporins. The antibacterial spectrum is comparable with that of cefotaxime except for its poor activity against staphylococci. Followi...

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