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Cefoperazone Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Cefoperazone is also known as: Cefobid

Cefoperazone Pregnancy Warnings

Cefoperazone has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies failed to reveal evidence of fetal harm. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Cefoperazone should only be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.

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Cefoperazone Breastfeeding Warnings

Cefoperazone is excreted into human milk in small amounts. Adverse effects in the nursing infant are unlikely. Other cephalosporins have been classified as compatible with breast-feeding by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Cefobid (cefoperazone)." Roerig Division, New York, NY.
  2. Czeizel AE, Rockenbauer M, Sorensen HT, Olsen J "Use of cephalosporins during pregnancy and in the presence of congenital abnormalities: A population-based, case-control study." Am J Obstet Gynecol 184 (2001): 1289-96

References for breastfeeding information

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe SJ.. "Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 5th ed." Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins (1998):
  2. "Product Information. Cefobid (cefoperazone)." Roerig Division, New York, NY.

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