Cefoperazone


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Susceptible infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: IV/IM 2-4 g/day in 2 divided doses, up to 12 g/day for severe infections.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporin.
Special Precautions
History of penicillin allergy; renal or hepatic impairment; pregnancy, lactation; cystic fibrosis.
Adverse Reactions
Skin rash, urticaria; eosinophilia, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting; phloebitis; hypoprothrombinaemia; superinfection.
Potentially Fatal: Neuromuscular hypersensitivity; nephrotoxicity.
Drug Interactions
Disulfiram-like reaction with alcohol. Potentiates anticoagulants.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DD12 - cefoperazone ; Belongs to the class of third-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
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