Cefopen INJ 2 GM2gm/vial
Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
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Consuming alcohol while taking Cefopen INJ 2 GM may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pres... View More
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefopen INJ 2 GM is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; howev... View More
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefopen INJ 2 GM is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and ... View More
Cefopen INJ 2 GM does not usually affect your ability to drive.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cefopen INJ 2 GM is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cefopen INJ 2 GM is recommended.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Cefopen INJ 2 GM in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Cefopen INJ 2 GM 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 INJ 2 GM
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Cefopen INJ 2 GM
- Increased liver enzymes
- Allergic reaction
- Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
How to use Cefopen INJ 2 GM
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Cefopen INJ 2 GM works
Cefopen INJ 2 GM is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed f... View More
What if you forget to take Cefopen INJ 2 GM?
If you miss a dose of Cefopen INJ 2 GM, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back ... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Cefopen INJ 2 GM to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection harder to treat.
- Discontinue Cefopen INJ 2 GM and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathi... View More
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your st... View More
- Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Cefopen INJ 2 GM as it may cause increased side effects.
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
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History of penicillin allergy; renal or hepatic impairment; pregnancy, lactation; cystic fibrosis.
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More