Active Ingredient(s):Cefoperazone FDA Approved: * November 18, 1982 Pharm Company: *PFIZER Category:Antibiotics
Cefoperazone is a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic, marketed by Pfizer under the name Cefobid. It is one of few cephalosporin antibiotics effective in treating Pseudomonas bacterial infections which are otherwise resistant to these antibiotics.
It was patented in 1974 and approved for medical use in 1981. Cefoperazone/sulbactam (Sulperazon) is a co-formulation with sulbactam.
1 Spectrum of bacterial susceptibility
2 Adverse effects
3 Mechanism of action
* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.