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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Cefoperazone (cefoperazone systemic) is a member of the drug class third generation cephalosporins and is used to treat Bacteremia, Bacterial Infection, Endometritis, Febrile Neutropenia, Intraabdominal Infection, Joint Infection, Kidney Infections, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Peritonitis, Pneumonia, Skin or Soft Tissue Infection and Urinary Tract Infection.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Cephalosporin

Chemical Name

(6R,7R)-7-[(R)-2-(4-Etyl-2,3-dioxo-1-piperazinecarboxamido)-2-(p-hydroxyphenyl)acetamido]-3-[[(1-metyl-1H-tetrazol-5-yl)tio]metyl]-8-oxo-5-tia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Cefoperazonum (Latin)
  • Cefoperazon (German)
  • Céfopérazone (French)
  • Cefoperazona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cefoperazone (OS: BAN, DCIT)
  • Céfopérazone (OS: DCF)
  • BRN 0603333 (IS)
  • CP 52640 (IS)
  • CP 52640-3 (IS)
  • Cefoperazone Sodium (OS: BANM, USAN, JAN)
  • CP 52640-2 (IS: Pfizer)
  • T 1551 (IS)
  • Céfopérazone sodique (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Cefoperazone Sodium (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, USP 38)
  • Cefoperazone sodium (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Cefoperazon-Natrium (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Cefoperazonum natricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Acebis (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Merap group, Vietnam
  • Bactonis (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Neiss, India
  • Biorazon
    Otto Pharmaceutical, Indonesia
  • Cadcef-S (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Daksh, India
  • Cedonex (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Blue Cross, India
  • Cefazone
    Pharco, Egypt
  • Cefina-SB (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Intra, India
  • Cefmate (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Baxter, India
  • Cefobactam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Cefobet
    Mahakam Beta Farma, Indonesia
  • Cefobid
    Haupt, Georgia; Pfizer, Egypt; Pfizer, Slovakia
  • Cefoctam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Nile, Egypt
  • Cefoject (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Mahakam Beta Farma, Indonesia
  • Cefomax
    Simex, Indonesia
  • Cefomycin
    Zydus Cadila, India
  • Cefoperazon T3A
    T3A, Egypt
  • Cefoperazona Richet
    Richet, Argentina
  • Cefoperazona Sulbactam Vitalis (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Vitalis, Colombia
  • Cefoperazona Y Sulbactam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Farmalogica, Colombia
  • Cefoperazone Sigma
    Sigma, Egypt
  • Cefoperazone/Sulbactam Kalbe (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Cefosal (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Finecure Pharmaceuticals, India
  • Cefozed-S (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Zota, India
  • Cefozon
    Eipico, Egypt
  • Cefrazon
    Adwic, Egypt
  • Cefrobactum (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Sanjivani, India
  • Cefrone
    MUP, Egypt
  • Cegava (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Biocon, India
  • Cegava-TZ (Cefoperazone and Tazobactam)
    Biocon, India
  • Dardum
    Aversi, Georgia
  • Defocef
    Daewoong, Vietnam
  • Desri (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Bosch Pharma, Vietnam
  • Febactum (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Fenestra, India
  • Fobact Forte (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    SRK, India
  • Fytobact (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Cadila, India
  • Glortum (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Glomed, Vietnam
  • Haishubi (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Haibin, China
  • Izone-S (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Infugen, India
  • Kefbactam Forte (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Alna, India
  • Lactagard (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    IPCA, India
  • Monoact (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Active HC, India
  • Myticef
    Panacea, India
  • Neftum-SB (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Nutramedica, India
  • Novacip
    Radicura, India
  • Opsama (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Coral Lab, Vietnam
  • Paracef
    T3A, Egypt
  • Pathocef (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, Ireland
  • Pathozone (veterinary use)
    Zoetis Belgium, Belgium
  • Peracef (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, Switzerland
  • Peractam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    T3A, Egypt
  • Prancef-S (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Pranshu, India
  • Primasef (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Mustafa Nevzat, Turkey
  • P-Zone (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Prime Meditek, India
  • Racef-S (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Race Pharmaceuticals, India
  • Razone (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Fusion, India
  • Razone-ES (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Fusion, India
  • Razover-S (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Sanify, India
  • Sanbax (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Sanat, India
  • Soperam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Soho, Indonesia
  • Sulcef (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Medochemie, Slovakia
  • Sulperazon (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Pfizer, Egypt; Pfizer, Slovakia; Pfizer, Turkey; Pfizer, Vietnam; Pfizer, Peru
  • Sulpermed (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Millimed, Thailand
  • Twibact-DS (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Sanify, India
  • Twibact-M (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Sanify, India
  • Vaxcel Cefobactam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Kotra Pharma, Malaysia
  • Vaxone-S (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    AHPL, India
  • Viatran (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Cipla, India
  • Yazon
    Yarindo Farmatama, Indonesia
  • Yazon Plus (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Yarindo Farmatama, Indonesia
  • Zefmic-S (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Akesiss, India
  • Zonamax (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Macleods, India
  • Zone-S (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Rishab, India
  • Zoras-SB (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Rass, India
  • Zostum (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Zuventus, India
  • Peracef (veterinary use)
    Pfizer, Poland; Zoetis, Germany; Zoetis Österreich, Austria
  • 3Cef Novo (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Alkem, India
  • Bactazon (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Graha, Indonesia
  • Bactimed
    Medicraft, Pakistan
  • Bactizone
    Mass Pharma, Pakistan
  • Bactorus (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Icarus, India
  • Bakfose (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Bifotik
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • C.P.Z.
    Standard, Taiwan
  • Cebactam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    L.B.S., Thailand
  • Cebanex (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Orchid Healthcare, Georgia
  • Cebid
    Purzer, Taiwan
  • Cefapezone
    Shinpoong Daewoo, Vietnam
  • Cefdinex-SB (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Invision, India
  • Ceflonic (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Teva Seiyaku, Japan
  • Cefobactam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Hanmi, South Korea; Singapore Pharmawealth Lifesciences, Philippines
  • Cefobid
    Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Bulgaria; Pfizer, China; Pfizer, Czech Republic; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Pfizer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Pfizer, Hungary; Pfizer, Indonesia; Pfizer, Lithuania; Pfizer, Malaysia; Pfizer, Oman; Pfizer, Turkey; Pfizer Europe, Poland
  • Cefocef (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Sawai Seiyaku, Japan
  • Cefolatam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Samjin, South Korea
  • Cefon (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Cefoperazona / Sulbactam Richet (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Richet, Argentina
  • Cefoperazone AbiPharm
    Abipharm, Georgia
  • Cefoperazone ABR
    Balkanpharma, Bulgaria
  • Cefoperazone Sodium - CSPC Pharm
    CSPC, China; ZhongNuo Pharm, China
  • Cefoperazone Yarindo
    Yarindo Farmatama, Indonesia
  • Cefoperazone-Heng Rui
    Hengrui, China
  • Cefoperazone-Zizhu Pharm
    Zizhu, China
  • Cefophar
    Pharos, Indonesia
  • Cefortal (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Winsome, India
  • Cefozon
    E.I.P.I.C.O., Romania
  • Cefpar (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    KAPL, Thailand
  • Cefper (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Biolab, Malaysia; Biolab, Thailand
  • Cefratam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Dexa Medica, Indonesia
  • Cepraz
    Lapi Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Cerazone-S (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Adley, India
  • Ceropid
    Novell Pharmaceutical, Indonesia
  • Cerozon
    Ethica Industri Farmasi, Indonesia
  • Da Nuo Xin
    Likang, China
  • Dalipaitan (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Zhijun, China
  • Dardumbact-Aversi (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Aversi, Georgia
  • Decef (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    East West, India
  • Dexiao (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Baiyunshan, China
  • Fanlin (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Yangtze River Pharma, China
  • Fengpaixin (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Asia Pioneer, China
  • Ferotam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Pharos, Indonesia
  • Ferzobat
    Interbat, Indonesia
  • Fosular (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Novell Pharmaceutical, Indonesia
  • Kai Si (Cefoperazone and Tazobactam)
    General Sanyang Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, China
  • Kaisheng (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Southwest, China
  • Kang Li Shu (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Hainan Xinzhongzheng Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, China
  • Lijunpaishu (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Lijun Pharmaceutical, China
  • Lijunpaitong
    Lijun Pharmaceutical, China
  • Linglanxin (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Hayao HPGC, China
  • Logafox
    Meprofarm, Indonesia
  • Lyzone
    Medicarom, Romania
  • Magtam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Alkem, Tanzania
  • Medocef
    Medochemie, Bulgaria; Medochemie, China; Medochemie, Latvia; Medochemie, Romania; Medochemie, Vietnam
  • Naspalun (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Shiono Kemikaru, Japan
  • Orizone
    Oriental, Taiwan
  • Pacferatam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Pacific Pharma, Myanmar
  • Pathocef (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Pathozone (veterinary use)
    Pfizef, Poland; Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands; Zoetis, Germany; Zoetis, France; Zoetis, Italy
  • Peratam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Kukje, South Korea
  • Ruipuxin (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Likang, China
  • Saifubi
    The United Laboratories Ltd, China
  • Shilexin
    Tianxin Pharmaceutical, China
  • Simextam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Simex, Indonesia
  • Stabactam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Pratapa Nirmala/Fahrenheit, Indonesia
  • Stabixin
    Pratapa Nirmala/Fahrenheit, Indonesia
  • Starmast (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Italy
  • Sulbacef (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Bernofarm, Indonesia
  • Sulbazon (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Karnataka, Philippines
  • Sulcef (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Medochemie, Romania; Novartis, India; Siam Bheasach, Thailand
  • Sulperazon (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Laboratorio Pfizer de Chile, Chile; Pfizer, Bulgaria; Pfizer, China; Pfizer, Czech Republic; Pfizer, Georgia; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Pfizer, Indonesia; Pfizer, Myanmar; Pfizer, Malaysia; Pfizer, Poland; Pfizer, Thailand; Pfizer Japan, Japan; Pfizer, Lithuania
  • Sulperazone (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Pfizer, Philippines
  • Sulpezole (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Tobishi Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Sultamugin (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Pola Pharma, Japan
  • Sunewtam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Bidiphar, Vietnam
  • Supelzon (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Chemix Kemikkusu, Japan
  • Unizone
    Union, Taiwan
  • Wystal (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Nipro Pharma Nipurofama, Japan
  • Xian Bi Ta (Cefoperazone and Tazobactam)
    ZhongNuo Pharm, China
  • Xian Qiang (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Welman, China
  • Xianbi
    Hailing, China
  • Xianbixian
    Dawnrays, China
  • Xianjie (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Dawnrays, China
  • Xiankang
    Dawnrays, China
  • Xianpu (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Dawnrays, China
  • Xianshu (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Dawnrays, China
  • Xinkuaixin (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Tianxin Pharmaceutical, China
  • Xinruipuxin (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Likang, China
  • Yi Mei Xin
    Hengrui, China
  • Zetong (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    C & O Pharmaceuticals, China
  • Zifam CS1 (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Zifam India, Myanmar
  • Zifam CS2 (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Zifam India, Myanmar
  • Zotam (Cefoperazone and Sulbactam)
    Meprofarm, Indonesia


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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