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CEF 4 1GM INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 389.27 for 1 vial(s) (10 ML injection each)
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Composition for CEF 4

Cefpirome(1 gm)

food interaction for CEF 4

alcohol interaction for CEF 4

pregnancy interaction for CEF 4

lactation interaction for CEF 4

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cef 4 1gm injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cef 4 1gm injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Cef 4 1gm injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for CEF 4

Cefpirome(1 gm)

Uses

Cef 4 1gm injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Cef 4 1gm injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Abnormal kidney function test, Abnormal liver function tests, Diarrhoea, Altered taste, Fever, Headache, Injection site irritation, Injection site pain, Itching, Reduced blood platelets, Allergic reaction

SUBSTITUTES for CEF 4

6 Substitutes
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  • C ROME 1 GM INJECTION
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    Mapra Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 360/ML of injection
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  • CEFORTH 1GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
    Rs. 243/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 243
    pay 524% more per injection
  • IVIROME 1GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Vhb Life Sciences Inc
    Rs. 410/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 410
    pay 953% more per injection
  • OMNIROM 1GM INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 350/ML of injection
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    Rs. 350
    pay 799% more per ML of injection
  • IVCEF 1GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Veritaz Healthcare Ltd
    Rs. 349/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 349
    pay 797% more per injection

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Expert advice for CEF 4

  • Discontinue the use of cefpirome if you develop severe allergic reactions.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking penicillins, as taking cephalosporins with penicillins may cause allergic reactions.
  • You may be monitored with renal function tests during treatment with combinations of cefpirome and furosemide or ethacrynic acid type and aminoglycosides antibiotics.
  • Take precautions while using cefpirome for longer duration (>10 days) along with beta-lactam antibiotics as you may develop granulocytopenia and, more rarely, agranulocytosis. You may be monitored with regular blood test.
  • Do not take live bacterial vaccines (BCG, typhoid) while on cefpirome therapy.
  • You must be aware that severe and persistent diarrhea may occur with cefpriome during treatment or in the weeks following discontinuation.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)