Medicine Overview of Cepofic Injection
Side Effects of Cepofic are Diarrhoea, Altered liver function test, Allergic reaction, Anemia (low number of red blood cells).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Cepofic 1.5gm Injection is a combination of two medicines: Cefoperazone and Sulbactam. Cefoperazone is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Cefoperazone against bacteria.
In Depth Information on Cepofic Injection
Cepofic Injection related warnings
Cepofic 1.5gm Injection may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Cepofic 1.5gm Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Cepofic 1.5gm Injection is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
It is not known whether Cepofic 1.5gm Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
There is limited information available on the use of Cepofic 1.5gm Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Cepofic 1.5gm Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Cepofic Injection
The Cepofic is a combination of two medicines: Cefoperazone and Sulbactam. Cefoperazone is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Cefoperazone against bacteria.
Q. Can the use of Cepofic cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Cepofic can cause nausea and vomiting. In case, you experience nausea while taking this medicine, take it with milk, food or with antacids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods. If you start to experience vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Try small frequent sips of the liquid. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent vomiting and signs of dehydration like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.
Q. Can the use of Cepofic cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Cepofic can cause diarrhea. Antibiotics can kill good, or helpful, bacteria in your stoamch or intestine and cause diarrhea. In case, you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent diarrhea and any signs of dehydration like less urination with dark coloured and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicines without consulting a doctor.
Q. Can I stop taking Cepofic when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Cepofic and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.
Yes, Cepofic does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Cepofic after the expiry date.
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