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Cefaxone contains Ceftriaxone that binds in one or more of the pencillin-binding proteins which inhibits the final transpeptidation step of peptidoglycan synthesis in bacterial cell wall, thus inhibiting biosynthesis and arresting cell wall assembly resulting in bacterial cell death.
Treatment of :
• Bacterial infections such as gonorrhea
• Pelvic inflammatory disease
• Middle ear infection
• Meningitis and infections of the lungs , ears, skin, urinary tract, blood ,bones, joints and typhoid
Direction to Use
Cefaxone injection is usually given by a doctor or nurse. It can be given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or into a muscle. Cefaxone injection is made up by the doctor, pharmacist or nurse and will not be mixed with or given to you at the same time as calcium-containing injections.
Common Side Effects are Rash, Abnormal liver function tests, Diarrhoea.