Drug ID: 3d00000045
Drug Name: Cefamandole
Generic Names: Mandol
Legal Status: Non Opioid Prescription only drug
Indication for Mother: Category B :
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.
Recommended Dose: Adults: The usual dosage range is 500 mg to 2 g every 4 to 8 hours.
Pediatric Patients (3 months of age and older) 50 to 100 mg/kg/day in equally divided doses
Recommended In: This medication is a second-generation broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for respiratory infections, including pneumonia, urinary tract infections, peritonitis, skin and skin structure infections, bone and joint infections.
Directions For Use: It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle.
Storage: Store it at room temperature (25°C).
Dosage Forms: Intramuscular Injection | Intravenous Injection
Side Effects: Gastrointestinal - Nausea and vomiting.
Hypersensitivity - Rash, hives, eosinophilia, and drug fever.
Severe - Kidney damage.
In Case of Overdose: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately.
Avoid If: Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver impairment, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Monitor kidney or liver function regularly while taking this medication.
Drug Interaction: Consult your pharmacist.