Information about Cefoperazone Sodium Injection
Generic Name : Cefoperazone Sodium Injection
Latest prescription information about Cefoperazone Sodium Injection. Learn its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y40.1
Therapeutic Classification : Antibiotics
Trade Names/Brand Names of Cefoperazone Sodium Injection
Why is Cefoperazone Sodium Injection 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 should Cefoperazone Sodium Injection not be taken? (Contraindications)
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporin.
What is the dosage of Cefoperazone Sodium Injection?
Adult: IV/IM- The recommended dose is 2-4 g/day in 2 divided doses, up to 12 g/day for severe infections.
How should Cefoperazone Sodium Injection be taken?
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle.
What are the warnings and precautions for Cefoperazone Sodium Injection?
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of penicillin allergy, kidney or liver impairment, cystic fibrosis, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
What are the side effects of Cefoperazone Sodium Injection?
Skin rash, hives, eosinophilia, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, eye inflammation, blood clotting problem and super infection.
What are the other precautions for Cefoperazone Sodium Injection?
Avoid excess dosage.
What are the storage conditions for Cefoperazone Sodium Injection?
Store it at room temperature (25°C).