Cefoperazone 1 gm Sulbactam 500 mg injection

Cefoperazone 1 gm Sulbactam 500 mg injection

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Sulbactam is able to suppress the most common varieties of beta-lactamase but is not able to act with the AmpC cephalosporinase. Thus, it confabulates little protection against bacteria such as Citrobacter, Enterobacter, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Serratia, which often indicate this gene.

In the United States, sulbactam is amalgamated to make sulbactam/cefoperazone and ampicillin/sulbactam. It does feature any antibacterial activity when managed alone, but it is excessively weak to have any clinical value. Its utilization in the UK is limited to hospitals.


Cefoperazone, a germicidal antibiotic, subdues bacterial cell wall synthesis of actively divisional cells by constricting to one or more than one penicillin binding proteins (PBPs). Sulbactam is a lactamase substance that mainly acts by permanent inactivation of lactamases.

Cefoperazone + Sulbactam Adverse Reactions / Cefoperazone + Sulbactam Side Effects.

Fever, eosinophilia, urticaria, rash, skin reactions and itchiness. Haematological - slight lessens haematocrit value and Hb conc. GI effects, loose stools, diarrhoea or nausea, mild and transient raises of blood serum SGPT, SGOT and alkaline phosphatase accumulation. Renal effects - Transient ascents in BUN (Blood Urea Nitrogen) and serum creatinine concentrations.

Special Precautions:

Pregnancy, Lactation (breast feeding)

Other Drug Interactions

With aminoglycosides: Concomitant admin may enhance the endangerment of nephrotoxicity.

With heparin/warfarin: Concurrent usage may reason in marked hypoprothrombinemia and/or extended bleeding time.



  • Respiratory tract infections, Skin and soft tissue infections, Meningitis, Urinary tract infections, Bone and joint infections, Septicaemia, Intra-abdominal infections and Gynaecological infections.
  • Adult: Ratio of sulbactam:cefoperazone is 1:1. Doses are indiacted in terms of cefoperazone.
  • Gentle to moderate disorders: 1-2 g daily, given in evenly divided medicines every 12 hours.
  • Intense infections: Up to 4 g every day, given in equally separated medicines every 12 hours; max dosage of sulbactam: 4 g every day.
  • Child: The ratio of sulbactam:cefoperaone is 1:1. Doses are stated in terms of cefoperazone.
  • Recommended dosages: 20-40 mg/kg/day, given in evenly divided doses every 6-12 hours.
  • For grave infections: Up to 160 mg/kg/day, given in 2-4 evenly divided doses may be utilized.
  • Max dosages of sulbactam: 80 mg/kg/day
  • Renal impairment: Dose advances may be requisite.


For IV solution, each vial should be restructured with appropriate quantity of sterilized water for normal saline, injection, 5% dextrose in water and then thinned to 20 ml utilizing the same diluent preceded by admin over 15-60 minutes. For IV injection, each ampule should be restructured as above and given over at least 3 minutes.

Cefoperazone + Sulbactam and Other Contraindications

Hypersensitivity. Known allergic reaction to penicillins.



Before reconstitution: Store it below the temperature of 25°C.

Reconstituted compounds are stabilized for 7 days at 2-8°C and for 24 hours at 8-25°C. All unmarked portions after the above mentioned time periods should be cast-off.