Cefamandole

Cefamandole treats a variety of bacterial infections.

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  • Other
  • Bone Diseases, Infectious
  • Escherichia Coli Infections
  • Haemophilus Infections
  • Klebsiella Infections
  • Pneumonia, Bacterial
  • Proteus Infections
  • Skin Diseases, Bacterial
  • Soft Tissue Infections
  • Staphylococcal Infections
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Surgical Wound Infection
  • Urinary Tract Infections

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Uses of Cefamandole

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Cefamandole is used in the treatment of:

  • Bone Diseases, Infectious
  • Escherichia coli Infections
  • Haemophilus Infections
  • Klebsiella Infections
  • Pneumonia, Bacterial
  • Proteus Infections
  • Skin Diseases, Bacterial
  • Soft Tissue Infections
  • Staphylococcal Infections
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Urinary Tract Infections

Cefamandole is used in the prevention of:

  • Surgical Wound Infection

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Cefamandole Brand Names

Cefamandole may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Cefamandole Drug Class

Cefamandole is part of the drug class:

Cefamandole Interactions

This is not a complete list of Cefamandoledrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Cefamandole and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Cefamandole falls into category B:

There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Cefamandole. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.

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In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Cefamandole, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.

Cefamandole Dosage

Take cefamandole exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Cefamandole dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Cefamandole is available in the following doses:

  • Cefamandole 1 G Injectable Powder For Injection
  • Cefamandole 10 G Injectable Powder For Injection
  • Cefamandole 2 G Injectable Powder For Injection

Forms of Medication

Cefamandole is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution