Information about Cefpirome
Generic Name : Cefpirome
Latest prescription information about Cefpirome. 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 Cefpirome
Cefir, Cefnos, Cefrin, Cefron, Ethirom, Morcef, Romicef, Sopirom, Bactirom, Broact, Cef-4, Cefrom, Interome, Keiten, Lanpirome, Nufirom, Xenoprom, Yarox
Why is Cefpirome Prescribed? (Indications)
This medication is a cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for susceptible infections.
It works by fighting against the bacteria in the body.
When should Cefpirome not be taken? (Contraindications)
Hypersensitivity and bruising.
What is the dosage of Cefpirome?
Adult: IV- The recommended dose is 1-2 g 12 hourly.
How should Cefpirome be taken?
It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider.
What are the warnings and precautions for Cefpirome?
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of allergy to penicillin or to cephalosporin, kidney impairment, during pregnancy and lactation.
What are the side effects of Cefpirome?
Rash, itching and hives.
Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
Increased level of liver enzymes.
Decrease in blood counts.
Pain and swelling.
Fever and epilepsy.
What are the other precautions for Cefpirome?
Monitor kidney function, blood counts regularly while taking this medication.
What are the storage conditions for Cefpirome?
Injection: Store below 25°C.