Cefoperazone + Sulbactam

Information about Cefoperazone + Sulbactam

Cefoperazone + Sulbactam Uses

Cefoperazone+Sulbactam is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How Cefoperazone + Sulbactam works

Cefoperazone + Sulbactam 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.

Common side effects of Cefoperazone + Sulbactam

Diarrhea, Abnormal liver function tests, Allergic reaction, Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
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Expert advice for Cefoperazone + Sulbactam

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance. 
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Cefoperazone + Sulbactam may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Stop taking Cefoperazone + Sulbactam and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.

Frequently asked questions for Cefoperazone + Sulbactam

Cefoperazone + Sulbactam

Q. What is Cefoperazone+Sulbactam?

Cefoperazone+Sulbactam is a combination of two medicines: Cefoperazone and Sulbactam. Cefoperazone is an antibiotic which 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. How long does Cefoperazone+Sulbactam takes to work?

Usually, Cefoperazone+Sulbactam starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Cefoperazone+Sulbactam?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

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