Cefoxitin Sodium for Injection (box of 10 vials)
Cefoxitin Sodium for Injection (box of 10 vials)
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Cefoxitin Sodium for Injection

Cefoxitin Sodium for Injection is a parenteral cephamycin antibiotic for severe bacterial infections. AdvaCare Pharma strictly adheres to ISO and GMP guidelines while producing powder for injection and other pharmaceutical drugs.



What is Cefoxitin Sodium?

Therapeutic Class:

Active Ingredients: Cefoxitin Sodium

Cefoxitin Sodium for Injection is used to treat serious infections in the lower respiratory tract, urinary tract, skin, bones and joints. This medication is used as prophylaxis in patients undergoing certain surgeries, such as vaginal or abdominal hysterectomy or cesarean section.

This medication is typically used to reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and should only be used to treat infections that have been proven to be caused by susceptible bacteria.

Cefoxitin Sodium is classified as a cephamycin antibiotic, which is a second-generation cephalosporin. It works by inhibiting cell wall synthesis and thus increasing the instability of the bacterial cell wall. It shows action against gram-negative bacteria and some gram-positive bacteria.

AdvaCare Pharma is a global supplier of Cefoxitin Sodium for Injection. AdvaCare excels at the production of high-quality yet cost-effective medical treatments. This medication has been manufactured in our GMP-certified facilities located in China, India, and the USA.

Why choose us as your Cefoxitin manufacturer?

AdvaCare Pharma, a US-owned pharmaceutical company, is a Cefoxitin for Injection manufacturer with GMP-compliant facilities located worldwide. We conduct periodic internal and third-party facility inspections to ensure that our products meet or surpass the requirements of our distributors. Our global reach extends to over 65 markets, where we supply a wide range of products to our partners, including distributors, hospitals, pharmacies, NGOs, and government institutions.


What is Cefoxitin Sodium used for?

It's used to treat bacterial infections such as:

  • lower respiratory tract infections (including pneumonia)
  • urinary tract infections
  • intra-abdominal infections (including peritonitis)
  • gynecological infections (including endometritis, pelvic inflammatory disease, and pelvic cellulitis)
  • septicemia
  • bone and joint infections
  • skin and skin structure infections

Cefoxitin is also used to prevent bacterial infections in patients undergoing certain surgeries.

How is Cefoxitin Sodium for Injection used?

This medication has been manufactured as a powder. After reconstitution, it is to be administered into a vein or muscle.

What dose should be given?

For infections, the usual dose for adults is 1-2g, given every 6-8 hours.

Recommendations of dosage are based on the severity of the infections, age, sex, and body weight. Refer to a doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed the recommended dosage.

Side Effects

As with all pharmaceuticals, some unwanted effects can occur from the use of Cefoxitin Sodium for Injection.

Common side effects include, but may not be limited to: • pain, soreness, or swelling at the injection site • rash • vaginal itching • appetite changes • headache • stomach pain

Serious side effects may occur. Seek medical attention if the following develop: • seizures • confusion or other mental/mood changes • abnormal heart rate • jaundice • weakness • sore throat, chills and other signs of infection

For a comprehensive list of all side effects, consult a doctor or pharmacist.

If any symptom persists or gets worse, or you notice any other symptoms, please call your doctor.


Do NOT use Cefoxitin Sodium for Injection if: • You are allergic to any of the ingredients.

Due to possible drug interactions, consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking before your treatment.

This medication may not be suitable for people with certain conditions, so it is important to consult with a doctor if you have any health conditions.

*Regulatory compliance may vary according to production standard, import requirements and/or manufacturing origin.

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