Cefoperazone is a cephalosporin antibiotic with a broad spectrum of action that is used to treat infections caused by bacteria in a variety of areas, including the respiratory tract, skin, abdomen, and female reproductive tracts. Cefaperazone is among the few cephalosporin medicines that can cure bacterial infections caused by pseudomonas that would otherwise be immune to such antibiotics.
This medicine should be taken in the advised dosage after meals.
This medicine should be administered by a nurse or some other skilled health practitioner. It is administered as an injection into a muscle or a vein.
Even if you start feeling better after the first few doses, it is advised to take every dose indicated to get rid of your infection. If you stop taking the medicine too early, the infection may recur.
Consult your doctor if your problems or symptoms do not improve or worsen.
It is advised to not share or use anyone else's medications.
Keep the medications in a secure place at room temperature.
All medications should be kept out of the reach of children and pets.
Discard any medications that are no longer in use or have expired.
Unless otherwise instructed, do not flush or pour anything down the toilet.
If you have any doubts regarding how to properly dispose of medications, consult your pharmacist.
Cefoperazone treats infections such as the ones listed below:
Infections of the Respiratory Tract
Intra-abdominal Infections and Peritonitis ( inflammation of lining of the belly) Septicemia (invasion of bacteria and their toxins in bloodstream) caused by bacteria
Skin and Skin Structure Infections
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Endometritis (inflammation of uterus lining), and Other Female Reproductive Tract Infections
This medicine may cause rash, diarrhoea, decreased neutrophils (White blood cells), decreased haemoglobin, eosinophilia (increased eosinophils), or increased transaminases (liver enzymes). Please cosult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Cefoperazone should be administered during pregnancy only in case of a definite need. Consult your doctor before taking this medication while pregnant.
Cefoperazone is known to be excreted in breast milk in insignificant amounts. Lactating mothers should consult their doctors before taking this medicine.
Cefoperazone has not been shown in clinical trials to affect a patient's driving ability.
Cefoperazone dosage is modified as needed in patients with liver disease. Before using this medication, these people should check with their doctor.
Cefoperazone dose is modified as needed in patients with renal disease. Before taking this medication, these people should check with their doctor.
You should not consume alcohol while using cefoperazone. You may experience unpleasant adverse effects such as racing heartbeat, redness or warmth under the skin, tingling sensations, vomiting, and nausea.
Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you have collitis (inflammation of colon). This medicine may interfere with haemostasis ( stopping of blood flow). It's prolong use may lead to superinfection.
Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you have Penicillin (antibiotic), Cephalosporins (antibiotic) or Sulbactam (antibiotic) allergy
What is Cefaperazone used for?
Cefoperazone is a broad-spectrum semi synthetic cephalosporin. It can be used to treat infections caused by pseudomonas. Cefaperazone are third-generation antibiotics that are used to address infections triggered by bacteria that are sensitive to these drugs in the body.
How should Cefoperazone be taken?
A doctor or nurse should administer CEFOPERAZONE. CEFOPERAZON should not be self-administered. CEFOPERAZONE is administered as an intravenous injection (drip) or as a muscle injection.
How long does it take for Cefoperazone to start working?
Cefoperazone usually begins to act shortly after it is taken. However, killing all of the dangerous bacteria and making your health better could take a few days.
When is this medicine used?
This medicine is used to treat severe infections, in combination with other antibiotics.
What is the right method to use it?
It is usually injected in veins, over a period of 15-60 minutes
What will happen if it is used alone?
Fewer side effects result in doing so.
Does it cause pain at the site of injection?
Yes, it does. You are advised to apply a cold pack in the affected area.
Can we self-administer this medicine?
No, you can’t. Ensure to have it applied strictly under a doctor’s supervision.
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