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General Information on Cefpirome

Generic Name : Cefpirome

Latest prescription information about Cefpirome. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. 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

India : 

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International : 

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 to 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?

•  Skin: Rash, itching and hives.
•  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
•  Liver: Increased level of liver enzymes.
•  Genitourinary: Kidney inflammation/impairment.
•  Blood: Decrease in blood counts.
•  Local: Pain and swelling.
•  Miscellaneous: 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.

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