- July 16, 2020
Cefort™ is an antibiotic given to adults and children (including new-born babies). It works by killing bacteria that cause infections. It belongs to a group of medicines called cephalosporins.
Cefort™ is used to treat infections of
-the brain (meningitis).
-the middle ear.
-the abdomen and abdominal wall (peritonitis).
-the urinary tract and kidneys.
-bones and joints.
-the skin or soft tissues.
It can be given:
-to treat specific sexually transmitted infections (gonorrhoea and syphilis).
-to treat patients with low white blood cell counts (neutropenia) who have fever due to bacterial infection.
-to treat infections of the chest in adults with chronic bronchitis.
-to treat Lyme disease (caused by tick bites) in adults and children including newborn babies from 15 days of age.
-to prevent infections during surgery.