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- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- An allergy to cephalosporin or penicillin antibiotics
- Any other allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Cefotan and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Cefotan and Breastfeeding).
How Does It Work?
When and How to Use This Medicine
- This medication is given by IV or by intramuscular injection. It is usually given every 12 to 24 hours.
- For serious infections, it is usually best to give this drug by IV, rather than by intramuscular injection.
- This antibiotic is often given for a few days after the infection has cleared up. For serious infections, an even longer treatment may be recommended.