CompositionCefoperazone (500mg),Sulbactam (500mg)
SALT INFORMATIONCefoperazone (500mg) TYPICAL USAGE Respiratory tract infections, UTI, peritonitis, cholecystitis, cholangitis and other intra abdominal infections, Septicemia, meningitis, skin and soft tissue infections, infections of bones and joints, Pelvic inflammatory disease, endometritis, gonorrhea. SIDE EFFECTS Anemia, GI bleeding, hemolytic anemia, leucopenia, lymphocytosis, bone marrow depression, bleeding, dizziness, anorexia, fever, dyspnea, abdominal pain, skin rashes, chills. DRUG INTERACTION Cefoperazone is known to interact with other drugs like alcohol, probenecid, warfarin (Na). These interactions are sometimes beneficial and sometimes may pose threats to life. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required. MECHANISM OF ACTION Cefoperazone binds to specific penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) located inside the bacterial cell wall, causing the inhibition of the third and last stage of bacterial cell wall synthesis. Cell lysis is then mediated by bacterial cell wall autolytic enzymes such as autolysins. Sulbactam (500mg) TYPICAL USAGE Gonorrhoea,Mixed aerobic-anaerobic infections,Infections especially those acquired in the hospital. SIDE EFFECTS Headache, Fatigue, Abdominal pain, Dysuria, Malaise, Glossitis, Urinary RetentionX, Epistaxis, Urinary retention. DRUG INTERACTION Tell your doctor of all the medications you take (prescription and nonprescription) especially of: probenecid, tetracyclines, allopurinol. This drug may interfere with the effectiveness of birth control pills. Discuss using other methods of birth control with your doctor. This medication can affect the results of some diabetic urine testing products (cupric sulfate-type). Consult your doctor or pharmacist for recommendations. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval. MECHANISM OF ACTION Not Known.