Musculoskeletal disorders

Septic arthritis

(Joint infection)

  • Also known as
  • Infectious arthritis

About Septic arthritis

Most kinds of arthritis cause pain and swelling in your joints. Joints are places where two bones meet, such as your elbow or knee. Infectious arthritis is an infection in the joint. The infection comes from a bacterial, viral, or fungal infection that spreads from another part of the body.

All Medications for Septic arthritis

  • Claforan
    (cefotaxime)
    Prescription only

    Claforan (cefotaxime) is good for treating many bacterial infections, but it is only available as an injectable, so it is usually only used in the hospital.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Injection

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