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Antibiotic   Cefoxitin sodium  
Injection
Stability in solutions Stability of mixtures Factors which affect stability Compatibility Route of administration References Pdf
   Chemical structure  

Tradename   Tradename     

Trade names are indicative and excipients composition can be different depending on the country and manufacturers

Altraxitina Portugal
Cefox Brazil
Cefoxit Brazil
Cefoxitin Austria, Canada, United States of America
Cefoxitina Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Portugal, Spain
Cefton Brazil
Mefoxil Greece
Mefoxin Italy
References   Injection   References : Cefoxitin sodium  
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