Cefoperazone

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What are you taking Cefoperazone for?

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  • Other
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Bone Diseases, Infectious
  • Escherichia Coli Infections
  • Genital Diseases, Female
  • Haemophilus Infections
  • Klebsiella Infections
  • Pneumonia, Bacterial
  • Proteus Infections
  • Pseudomonas Infections
  • Salmonella Infections
  • Serratia Infections
  • Skin Diseases, Bacterial
  • Soft Tissue Infections
  • Staphylococcal Infections
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Urinary Tract Infections

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  • A month or so
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  • Two years or more

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Uses of Cefoperazone

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Cefoperazone is used in the treatment of:

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

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

Cefoperazone Brand Names

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

Cefoperazone Drug Class

Cefoperazone is part of the drug class:

Cefoperazone Interactions

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

Cefoperazone 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.

Cefoperazone falls into category B:

There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Cefoperazone. 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 Cefoperazone, 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.

Cefoperazone Dosage

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

The Cefoperazone 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

Cefoperazone is available in the following doses:

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

Forms of Medication

Cefoperazone is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution