Generic Medicine Info
Hypersensitivity; porphyria.
Special Precautions
Allergy to penicillin or to cephalosporins; renal impairment, monitor renal and haematological status; pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Rash, pruritus, urticaria; nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea; increased plasma levels of ASAT, ALAT, gamma-GT, LDH, bilirubin and/or alkaline phosphatase; interstitial nephritis, acute renal failure; thrombocytopaenia, eosinophilia, haemolytic anaemia, neutropaenia, agranulocytosis; thrombophloebitis, pain at Inj site; convulsions, fever; haemorrhage.
Potentially Fatal: Pseudomembranous colitis.
Drug Interactions
Reduced clearance with probenecid.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DE02 - cefpirome ; Belongs to the class of fourth generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
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