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Claforan (Cefotaxime) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Claforan (Cefotaxime) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (62)
Death (3)
Life Threatening Events (4)

Reports by Reaction Type

Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (22)Agranulocytosis (9)Pyrexia (6)Acute Generalised Exanthematous Pustulosis (6)Lymphopenia (5)Lymphadenopathy (4)Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (4)Eosinophilia (4)Neutropenia (4)Confusional State (3)Visual Acuity Reduced (3)Renal Failure Acute (3)

Below are a few examples of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Claforan (Cefotaxime). For a complete list or a specific selection of reports, please use the links above.

Possible Claforan side effects in 66 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-20

Patient: 66 year old female

Reactions: Pancreatitis Acute

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Calciparine
    Start date: 2012-05-14
    End date: 2012-05-18

Claforan
    Indication: Pneumonia Legionella
    Start date: 2012-05-12
    End date: 2012-05-14

Humalog
    Start date: 2012-05-12
    End date: 2012-05-17

Lasix
    Start date: 2012-05-14
    End date: 2012-05-15

Rifadin
    Indication: Pneumonia Legionella
    Start date: 2012-05-14
    End date: 2012-05-19

Other drugs received by patient: Hydrea; Propranolol; Aldactazine; Methotrexate Sodium; Xyzal; Micardis; Atorvastatin; Terbinafine HCL; Actonel; Nexium; Augmentin '500'; Augmentin '500'; Aspirin; Amitriptyline Hydrochloride; Prednisone TAB; Lorazepam



Possible Claforan side effects in 66 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-17

Patient: 66 year old female

Reactions: Pancytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Claforan
    Dosage: powder and solvant for injection solution
    Indication: Pneumonia Legionella
    Start date: 2012-05-12
    End date: 2012-05-14

Humalog
    Start date: 2012-05-12
    End date: 2012-05-17

Hydrea
    Dosage: 500 mg daily every other days and 1000 mg daily every other day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Deep Vein Thrombosis
    End date: 2012-05-01

Lasix
    Start date: 2012-05-14
    End date: 2012-05-15

Methotrexate Sodium

Other drugs received by patient: Actonel; Augmentin '500'; Propranolol; Augmentin '500'; Aspirin; Micardis; Clarithromycin; Clarithromycin; Prednisone TAB; Amitriptyline Hydrochloride; Terbinafine HCL; Aldactazine; Nexium; Xyzal; Atorvastatin; Lorazepam



Possible Claforan side effects in 80 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-13

Patient: 80 year old female

Reactions: Acute Generalised Exanthematous Pustulosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Claforan

Other drugs received by patient: Levothyroxine Sodium; Fosamax; Olmesartan Medoxomil; Crestor; Tramadol HCL; Morphine Sulfate; Xyzal; Imovane



Possible Claforan side effects in 6 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Mexico on 2012-08-03

Patient: 6 year old male, weighing 19.2 kg (42.2 pounds)

Reactions: Lymphocytosis, Drug Ineffective, Monocytopenia, Pyrexia, Neutrophilia, Leukocytosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Claforan

Other drugs received by patient: Dipyrone TAB



Possible Claforan side effects in

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-07-31

Patient:

Reactions: Liver Injury

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Claforan
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2012-06-21
    End date: 2012-06-26

Gentamicin
    Dosage: 1 df, tid
    Start date: 2012-06-21

Tienam 500mg / 500mg, Poudre Pour Perfusion
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Staphylococcal Infection
    Start date: 2012-06-26

Vancomycin
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2012-06-21



Possible Claforan side effects in 61 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-07-31

Patient: 61 year old female

Reactions: Haemoglobin Decreased, Septic Shock, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Pericardial Effusion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ciprofloxacin
    Dosage: 400 mg/200 ml intravenous drip
    Indication: Endocarditis
    Start date: 2011-07-18
    End date: 2011-07-29

Claforan
    Dosage: intravenous drip
    Indication: Endocarditis
    Start date: 2011-07-03
    End date: 2011-07-29

Fluconazole
    Dosage: 2 mg/ml intravenous drip
    Indication: Endocarditis
    Start date: 2011-07-18
    End date: 2011-07-29

Hexabrix
    Dosage: (1 in 1 total) intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Angiogram
    Start date: 2011-07-13
    End date: 2011-07-13

Nexium
    Dosage: (40 mg) intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Endocarditis
    Start date: 2011-07-03
    End date: 2011-08-08

Vancomycin
    Indication: Endocarditis
    Start date: 2011-07-13
    End date: 2011-07-29



Possible Claforan side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from China on 2012-07-30

Patient: male

Reactions: Death, Foaming AT Mouth, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
10% Glucose Injection
    Start date: 2009-03-03
    End date: 2009-03-03

Claforan



Possible Claforan side effects in 40 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-07-23

Patient: 40 year old male

Reactions: Hypersensitivity, Acute Generalised Exanthematous Pustulosis, Renal Failure Acute, Liver Disorder

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Claforan
    Start date: 2012-06-02
    End date: 2012-06-04

Claforan
    Start date: 2012-05-14
    End date: 2012-05-22

Fosfocine
    Start date: 2012-05-14
    End date: 2012-05-22

Vancomycin
    Start date: 2012-05-14
    End date: 2012-05-22

Other drugs received by patient: Acetaminophen; Glucidion; Tramadol HCL; Lovenox; Zofran; Nexium



Possible Claforan side effects in 61 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-07-17

Patient: 61 year old female

Reactions: Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2011-07-18
    End date: 2011-07-29

Claforan
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2011-07-03
    End date: 2011-07-29

Fluconazole
    Dosage: 2 mg/ml
    Start date: 2011-07-18
    End date: 2011-07-29

Hexabrix
    Dosage: 1 df, single
    Start date: 2011-07-13
    End date: 2011-07-13

Nexium
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2011-07-03
    End date: 2011-08-08

Vancomycin Hychloride
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2011-07-03
    End date: 2011-07-29



Possible Claforan side effects in 61 year old female

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-07-16

Patient: 61 year old female

Reactions: Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Pericardial Haemorrhage

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 400 mg / 200 ml per dose
    Start date: 2011-07-18
    End date: 2011-07-29

Claforan
    Indication: Endocarditis
    Start date: 2011-07-03
    End date: 2011-07-29

Fluconazole
    Dosage: 2 mg/ml
    Start date: 2011-07-18
    End date: 2011-07-29

Nexium
    Start date: 2011-07-03
    End date: 2011-08-08

Vancomycin
    Indication: Endocarditis
    Start date: 2011-07-03
    End date: 2011-07-29



Possible Claforan side effects in female

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-07-12

Patient: female

Reactions: Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetaminophen
    Start date: 2012-04-09

Acupan
    Start date: 2012-04-09

Claforan
    Start date: 2012-04-06

Fosfomycine
    Start date: 2012-04-06

Meropenem
    Start date: 2012-04-09
    End date: 2012-04-30

Phenytoin Sodium
    Indication: Convulsion Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2012-04-09
    End date: 2012-04-30

Zyvox
    Start date: 2012-04-09
    End date: 2012-04-30

Other drugs received by patient: Keppra; Potassium Chloride; Setron; Lovenox



Possible Claforan side effects in 61 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-07-12

Patient: 61 year old female

Reactions: Septic Shock, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Pericardial Effusion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ciprofloxacin
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2011-07-18
    End date: 2011-07-29

Claforan
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Antibiotic Therapy
    Start date: 2011-07-03
    End date: 2011-07-29

Fluconazole
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2011-07-18
    End date: 2011-07-29

Hexabrix
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Angiogram
    Start date: 2011-07-13
    End date: 2011-07-13

Nexium
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2011-07-03
    End date: 2011-08-08

Vancomycin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Antibiotic Therapy
    Start date: 2011-07-03
    End date: 2011-07-29



Possible Claforan side effects in 69 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-07-11

Patient: 69 year old female

Reactions: Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetaminophen
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2012-04-09

Acupan
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2012-04-09

Claforan
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2012-04-06

Fosfomycin
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2012-04-06

Meropenem
    Dosage: 2 g, 3x/day
    Start date: 2012-04-09
    End date: 2012-04-30

Phenytoin Sodium
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2012-04-09
    End date: 2012-04-30

Zyvox
    Dosage: 600 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-04-09
    End date: 2012-04-30

Other drugs received by patient: Augmentin '125'; Setron; Lovenox; Keppra; Gentamicin; Potassium Chloride



Possible Claforan side effects in 32 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-07-11

Patient: 32 year old male

Reactions: Cytolytic Hepatitis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Claforan
    Dosage: (4 g tid intravenous (not otherwise specified))
    Indication: Empyema
    Start date: 2012-05-25
    End date: 2012-06-12

Flagyl
    Dosage: (df intravenous (not otherwise specified))
    Indication: Empyema
    Start date: 2012-05-25
    End date: 2012-06-12

Fosfocine (Fosfocine - Fosfomycin) (Not Specified)
    Dosage: intravenous (not otherwise specified))
    Indication: Empyema
    Start date: 2012-05-25
    End date: 2012-06-12



Possible Claforan side effects in 61 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-07-11

Patient: 61 year old female

Reactions: Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride
    Start date: 2011-07-18
    End date: 2011-07-29

Claforan
    Start date: 2011-07-03
    End date: 2011-07-29

Fluconazole
    Start date: 2011-07-18
    End date: 2011-07-29

Nexium
    Start date: 2011-07-03
    End date: 2011-08-08

Vancomycin
    Start date: 2011-07-03
    End date: 2011-07-29



Possible Claforan side effects in 69 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-07-10

Patient: 69 year old female

Reactions: Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Acetaminophen
    Start date: 2012-04-09

Acupan
    Start date: 2012-04-09

Claforan
    Start date: 2012-04-06

Fosfomycin
    Start date: 2012-04-09

Meropenem
    Start date: 2012-04-09
    End date: 2012-04-30

Phenytoin Sodium
    Indication: Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2012-04-09
    End date: 2012-04-30

Zyvox
    Start date: 2012-04-09
    End date: 2012-04-30

Other drugs received by patient: Lovenox



Possible Claforan side effects in

Reported by a pharmacist from Japan on 2012-06-26

Patient:

Reactions: Bone Marrow Failure

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Claforan



Possible Claforan side effects in 49 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Thailand on 2012-06-25

Patient: 49 year old female

Reactions: Rash Pustular, Pruritus, Erythema, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Eosinophilia, Burning Sensation, Acute Generalised Exanthematous Pustulosis, Rash Erythematous, Skin Lesion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Claforan
    Indication: Prophylaxis
    Start date: 2009-02-27
    End date: 2009-03-02

Claforan
    Start date: 2009-02-27
    End date: 2009-03-02

Other drugs received by patient: Omeprazole (Prisolec); AIR-X; Acetaminophen; Omeprazole (Prisolec)



Possible Claforan side effects in 81 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-06-22

Patient: 81 year old female

Reactions: Acute Generalised Exanthematous Pustulosis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Augmentin '125'
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Bronchitis
    Start date: 2011-12-23
    End date: 2011-12-25

Claforan
    Indication: Bronchitis
    Start date: 2011-12-25
    End date: 2012-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Acetylcysteine; Prednisolone



Possible Claforan side effects in

Reported by a pharmacist from Japan on 2012-06-12

Patient:

Reactions: Bone Marrow Failure

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Claforan



Possible Claforan side effects in 47 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-06-11

Patient: 47 year old male

Reactions: Enterobacter Infection, Agranulocytosis, Neutropenia, Leukopenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Claforan
    Start date: 2012-03-21
    End date: 2012-04-08

Esidrix
    Dosage: daily dose: 25 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-03-20
    End date: 2012-04-09

Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-03-19
    End date: 2012-04-06

Keppra
    Start date: 2012-03-18
    End date: 2012-03-18

Ramipril
    Dosage: daily dose: 2.5 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-03-08
    End date: 2012-04-09

Other drugs received by patient: Sufentanil Citrate; Diprivan; Acetaminophen; Eupressyl; Vancomycin; Nicardipine Hydrochloride; Nexium; Eupressyl; Eupressyl; Midazolam HCL; Imipenem and Cilastatin Sodium; Lasix; Nicardipine Hydrochloride; Atenolol; Eupressyl; Augmentin; Catapres; Lovenox



Possible Claforan side effects in 13 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Japan on 2012-05-23

Patient: 13 year old male

Reactions: Blood Bilirubin Increased, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Hypoglycaemia, Hepatic Failure, Gamma-Glutamyltransferase Increased, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Carnitine Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Antibiotics
    Administration route: Oral

Claforan



Possible Claforan side effects in 3 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-05-22

Patient: 3 year old male

Reactions: Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Claforan



Possible Claforan side effects in 47 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-05-11

Patient: 47 year old male

Reactions: Enterobacter Infection, Agranulocytosis, Neutropenia, Leukopenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Claforan
    Start date: 2012-03-21
    End date: 2012-04-08

Esidrix
    Dosage: unknown dose
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-03-01
    End date: 2012-04-09

Keppra
    Dosage: unknown dose
    Start date: 2012-03-20
    End date: 2012-04-06

Ramipril
    Dosage: daily dose: 2.5 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-03-01
    End date: 2012-04-09

Other drugs received by patient: Eupressyl; Nicardipine Hydrochloride; Atenolol; Catapres



Possible Claforan side effects in 89 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Sweden on 2012-05-09

Patient: 89 year old male

Reactions: Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Drug Level Increased, Diarrhoea Infectious

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Claforan
    Start date: 2012-02-26
    End date: 2012-03-01

Digoxin
    Indication: Myocardial Depression
    End date: 2012-02-26

Warfarin Sodium
    Dosage: 2.5 mg tab
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation

Other drugs received by patient: Acetaminophen; Gabapentin; Atenolol



Possible Claforan side effects in 65 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-04-30

Patient: 65 year old female

Reactions: Thrombocytopenia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Augmentin
    Dosage: (1 g tid oral)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    End date: 2012-01-23

Calciparine
    Dosage: (0.2 ml bid subcutaneous) ; (df subcutaneous)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-01-16
    End date: 2012-01-23

Calciparine
    Dosage: (0.2 ml bid subcutaneous) ; (df subcutaneous)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    End date: 2012-01-26

Claforan
    Dosage: (1 g tid intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-01-17
    End date: 2012-01-19

Esomeprazole Magnesium (Nexium)
    Dosage: (40 mg qd oral) : (df)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-01-28

Esomeprazole Magnesium (Nexium)
    Dosage: (40 mg qd oral) : (df)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-01-16
    End date: 2012-01-25

Flagyl
    Dosage: (500 mg tid intravenous (not otherwise specified)
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-01-17
    End date: 2012-01-19



Possible Claforan side effects in 5 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-04-23

Patient: 5 year old female

Reactions: Pyrexia, Rash Maculo-Papular, Eosinophilia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Claforan
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Lung Disorder
    Start date: 2012-02-07

Fluconazole
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Fungal Infection
    Start date: 2012-02-17
    End date: 2012-02-27

Fungizone
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Fungal Infection
    Start date: 2012-02-18
    End date: 2012-02-25

Rifadin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Lung Disorder
    Start date: 2012-02-07



Possible Claforan side effects in female

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-04-17

Patient: female, weighing 0.8 kg (1.9 pounds)

Reactions: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Claforan
    Indication: Infection
    Start date: 2011-03-31
    End date: 2011-04-05

Claforan
    Start date: 2011-03-31
    End date: 2011-04-05

Dopamine HCL
    Dosage: 5 to 9 mcg/kg/min
    Indication: Infection
    Start date: 2011-03-31
    End date: 2011-04-02

Hydrocortisone
    Indication: Infection
    Start date: 2011-03-31
    End date: 2011-04-05

Micafungine
    Indication: Infection
    Start date: 2011-04-01
    End date: 2011-04-05

Sufentanil Citrate
    Dosage: variable dose
    End date: 2011-04-06



Possible Claforan side effects in 62 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-04-12

Patient: 62 year old male

Reactions: Neutropenia, Staphylococcal Sepsis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Claforan
    Dosage: 1 g, 3 times a day
    Indication: Staphylococcal Sepsis
    Start date: 2012-01-30
    End date: 2012-02-10

Fosfocine
    Dosage: 4 g, 3 times a day
    Indication: Staphylococcal Sepsis
    Start date: 2012-01-30
    End date: 2012-02-10

Ramipril
    Dosage: 5 mg (1 unit);twice a day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-01-12
    End date: 2012-02-10

Zantac
    Dosage: 150 mg, twice a day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-01-19
    End date: 2012-02-10

Other drugs received by patient: Rocephin; Atorvastatin; Rocephin



Possible Claforan side effects in male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-04-06

Patient: male

Reactions: Neutropenia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Claforan
    Dosage: 1g three times per day
    Indication: Staphylococcal Sepsis
    Start date: 2012-01-30
    End date: 2012-02-10

Fosfocine
    Dosage: 4g three times per day
    Indication: Staphylococcal Sepsis
    Start date: 2012-01-30
    End date: 2012-02-10

Ramipril
    Dosage: 5mg twice per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    Start date: 2012-01-12
    End date: 2012-02-10

Zantac
    Dosage: 150mg twice per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-01-19
    End date: 2012-02-10

Other drugs received by patient: Rocephin; Atorvastatin

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