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Cefoperazone is used to treat typhoid fever and bacterial infections. Sulbactam is used to treat bacterial infections.
How does the drug work?
Cefoperazone kills the bacteria by acting on their cell wall. It prevents the synthesis of a cell wall substance which is required for the survival of the bacterium. Sulbactam belongs to the class called beta-lactamase inhibitor. Beta-lactamase is the chemical enzyme produced by bacteria. Beta-lactamase inhibits the actions of antibiotics. Sulbactam binds to these enzymes and restricts the degradation of antibiotic.
What are the common side effect?
The side effects which may occur with cefoperazone are a decrease in the blood cell count, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. The common reported side effects of sulbactam are abdominal pain, allergic reaction, hives, redness of skin, ankle swelling, limb swelling, and difficulty in swallowing, shortness of breath, facial swelling, stomach cramp, and wheezing.
Important Information for use
• People with bone marrow depression should not use Zepcar CR medicine.
• Avoid the Zepcar CR drug if an allergic reaction was seen with an earlier use of carbamazepine.
• Do not take any other antidepressant drugs along with Carbafen tablet. If a MAO-inhibitor drug was used in the past 14 days, then do not take Zepcar CR.
• Call the doctor immediately in the case of skin rash, unusual weakness, bleeding and fever. This is because of the chances of Carbafen side effects such as life-threatening skin rash.
• Continue the Zepcar CR medication for the full length prescribed by the doctor.
• Pregnant women should not start or stop using Zepcar CR unless instructed by the doctor.
• Don’t get exposed to sunlight due to the risk of sunburn with Zepcar CR.
• Do not take grapefruit juice while using Zepcar CR.
FAQs : Cefoperazone
1. Is cefoperazone toxic to the kidneys? When given alone, cefoperazone is not toxic. But in combination with other antibiotics, it can lead to kidney toxicity.
2. Is cefoperazone safe to use? Yes. When used within the prescribed limits, it is safe to use cefoperazone.
3. Can a breastfeeding woman use cefoperazone? Yes. It is acceptable to use cefoperazone during lactation as prescribed by the doctor.
4. What happens if alcohol is taken while on cefoperazone medication? Taking alcohol while using cefoperazone medicine can increase side effects such as redness and warmth skin, an increase in heart rate, tingling sensation, etc.
5. Can I stop taking cefoperazone if I feel better? Do not stop taking cefoperazone unless told by your doctor although you feel better. Sulbactum
1. I am diagnosed with jaundice. Can I take sulbactam? No, sulbactam further increases the symptoms of jaundice.
2. What is the dose of sulbactam in children? The dosage of sulbactam depends on the children’s age and weight. Talk to the doctor before taking the medicine.
3. How often should I take sulbactam? The dosage and intervals of the drug depend on the severity of the condition. Antibiotics work best if you maintain the amount of drug in your body at a constant level.
4. When should I stop taking sulbactam medicine? Do not stop the medication unless told by the doctor. Use full course of treatment as there is a chance of reoccurrence of infection.
5. What if I have an overdose? An overdose of sulbactam may cause seizures. So, do not overdose or self-medicate.