Trade name: Opirom
Strength: 1 g
Active ingredient: Cefpirome
Category: Cefepime is a fourth-generation cephalosporin antibiotic.
Pregnancy category: Cefepime belongs to US FDA pregnancy category B (No risk in non-human studies).
Uses: Opirom 1 g injection is used for the treatment of bacterial infections.
How to use: Opirom 1 g injection is given by health care provider at doctors office. Use this medicine for full course of treatment otherwise the infection will return.
Side Effects: Diarrhea, headache and pain, redness, or swelling at the injection site.
Dosage: 1 to 2 grams twice daily via intravenous injection over 3 to 5 minutes or infuse over 20 to 30 minutes.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: September 02nd, 2016
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