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Taxim Vial Of 1gm Powder For Injection
Taxim Vial Of 1gm Powder For Injection

Taxim Vial Of 1gm Powder For Injection

1g Powder For Injection in Dry Vial
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Taxim 1000 MG Description

Taxim injection is a cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the lungs, airways, skin, and genitals. It contains cefotaxime as the active component. This medicine should be use

d under medical supervision and for the duration that it is prescribed. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor about your detailed medical history. Taxim injection will be given to you by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.


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ContainsCefotaxime(1000.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsPain at injection site, diarrhoea, rashes, nausea, vomiting
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Uses of Taxim 1000 MG

Taxim injection is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, urinary tract, skin, stomach, and genitals.

Contraindications of Taxim 1000 MG

  • If you are allergic to cefotaxime or any other ingredient of Taxim injection.
  • If you are allergic to beta-lactam antibiotics like penicillin and cephalosporins. If you are not sure what these medicines are, please confirm with your doctor.

Side effects of Taxim 1000 MG

  • Pain at the injection site
  • Rashes
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Taxim 1000 MG



Can I take Taxim injection during pregnancy?
There is limited information on the effect of Taxim injection during pregnancy. This injection should be used in pregnancy only if your doctor recommends it.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Taxim injection while breastfeeding?
Taxim injection may pass into human breast milk. This injection should be used in breastfeeding women only if recommended by the doctor.


Can I drive if I take Taxim injection?
Taxim injection may cause dizziness and drowsiness. If you experience any such symptoms which may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol if I have taken Taxim injection?
There is limited information available regarding the interaction of alcohol with Taxim injection. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with Taxim injection.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have or had an allergic reaction to cephalosporins or penicillins.
  • You experience skin redness or weakness after taking this medicine.
  • You develop persistent diarrhoea during treatment with this medicine
  • You have a pre-existing medical condition like liver, kidney, or heart disorder.
  • You are taking medicines like streptomycin or amikacin along with this medicine.

Mode of Action of Taxim 1000 MG

How Does It Work?

Taxim injection binds to certain proteins called penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) and prevents the formation of the bacterial cell wall. This results in the death of infection-causing bacteria.

Directions for Use of Taxim 1000 MG

  • Taxim injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse.
  • Do not self inject this medicine. Follow any aftercare instruction suggested by the doctor or nurse.

Interactions of Taxim 1000 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Taxim injection works, or Taxim injection itself may reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Antibiotics for treating bacterial infections (streptomycin) and water pills for treating fluid retention/high blood pressure (furosemide) when taken along with Taxim injection may affect kidney funct...
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  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines for treating gout (probenecid) if you already have an existing kidney disorder.

Storage and disposal of Taxim 1000 MG

  • Store Taxim injection below 25°C, away from direct sunlight. Do not freeze.
  • Keep it away from children and pets

Dosage of Taxim 1000 MG


Taxim injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse, and hence, the chances of an overdose are unlikely.

Missed a Dose

If you think your doctor or nurse might have missed a dose of Taxim injection, then inform them.

Content Details


Dr. Alok Nachane

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: For how long do I need to take Taxim injection?

A: You are supposed to complete the prescribed dosage of Taxim injection. If you have skipped the dose or do not complete the course it may cause resistance and decrease the effectiveness of immediate treatment.

Q: What do you mean by inappropriate use of antibiotics?

A: Inappropriate use of antibiotics constitutes taking antibiotics when not needed, for wrong diseases, taking inappropriate dosage and not completing the course of antibiotic treatment as prescribed by the doctor.

Q: What is antibiotic resistance?

A: Antibiotic resistance is a natural process. It occurs when an antibiotic fails to efficiently control the growth or kill a bacteria causing infection. A bacteria resistant to antibiotics continues to multiply in the presence of antibiotics, which would generally kill them. As resistance develops, these antibiotic medicines become gradually less effective – and eventually, they lose their effectiveness entirely. Antibiotic resistance is a consequence of the excessive and inappropriate use of antibiotics and misuse even when not required.

Q: Can Taxim injection be used for treating fever?

A: Ask your doctor for advice on the use of Taxim injection for treating fever. This medicine is specific for treating bacterial infections whereas fever can have various underlying causes. Your doctor may recommend this medicine for fever if it is suitable for you.

Q: What is the use of Taxim injection?

A: Taxim injection is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, urinary tract, skin, stomach, and genitals.

Q: Is Taxim injection and cefotaxime the same?

A: Yes, Taxim injection contains cefotaxime as the active substance.
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Last Updated on: 16 May 2022 | 03:40 PM (IST)
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