Cefopen 1 gm IM/IV is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs (eg. pneumonia)... View More
Uses of Cefopen 1 gm IM/IV
Side effects of Cefopen 1 gm IM/IV
How to use Cefopen 1 gm IM/IV
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Cefopen 1 gm IM/IV works
Cefopen 1 gm IM/IV is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed... View More
What if you forget to take Cefopen 1 gm IM/IV?
If you miss a dose of Cefopen 1 gm IM/IV, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go bac... View More
Respiratory Tract Infections, Peritonitis and Other Intra-abdominal Infections, Bacterial Septicemia, Infections of the Skin and Skin Structures, Pelvic... View More
Parenteral Susceptible infections Adult: As sodium: 2-4 g daily in 2 divided doses, increased to 12 g daily in 2-4 divided doses for severe infections... View More
Renal impairment: W/ hepatic impairment: 1-2 g daily.
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporin.
Mode of Action
Cefoperazone binds to one or more of the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) which inhibits the final transpeptidation step of peptidoglycan synthesis in... View More
History of penicillin allergy; renal or hepatic impairment; pregnancy, lactation; cystic fibrosis.
Skin rash, urticaria; eosinophilia, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting; phloebitis; hypoprothrombinaemia; superinfection. Potentially Fatal: Neuromuscular h... View More
Disulfiram-like reaction with alcohol. Potentiates anticoagulants. Potentially Fatal: Enhances nephrotoxicity by aminoglycosides and furosemide.
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