Generic Name : Cefoperazone Sodium Injection Therapeutic Classification : Antibiotics ICD Code : Y40.1
India- Alzone-S, Cefaking, Cefina, Cefomycin, Cefpar, Ceprazo, Cizon, Ct Spar, Dalcefa, Fepa-S, Frone, Kephazon, Luckcare, Magnamycin, Megacef, Myticef, Negaplus, Nkzone, Novacip, Nuperazone, Over, Peronis, Pirazone, Purecef, Safydox, Suzon, Transuf, Twibact-C.
International- Cefobid. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for susceptible infections such as respiratory tract infection, infections of the skin and skin structures, urinary tract infection, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometritis, and other infections. It works by fighting against the bacteria in the body. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporin.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Adult: IV/IM- The recommended dose is 2-4 g/day in 2 divided doses, up to 12 g/day for severe infections. How it should be taken :
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of penicillin allergy, kidney or liver impairment, cystic fibrosis, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Side Effects :
Skin rash, hives, eosinophilia, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, eye inflammation, blood clotting problem and super infection.
*Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature (25°C).
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