Generic :  Cefoperazone (1000mg)

Treatment :Bacterial infections  

Pack size  : 1 (Vial)

Manufacturer :  Pfizer Ltd

Made In : INDIA

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Magnamycin 1000mg Injection is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs (eg. pneumonia), ear, urinary tract, skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, blood, and heart. It is also used to prevent infections during surgery.

Magnamycin 1000mg Injection fights and stops the growth of many types of bacteria. This helps to improve your symptoms and cure the underlying infection. It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion) or as an injection directly into a vein or a muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you. You should use this medicine regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics, and if you have any liver or kidney problems. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.



In Bacterial infections

Magnamycin 1000mg Injection is a medicine that kills the infection-causing bacteria in your body. It is often injected by a doctor or a nurse either into a vein or a muscle. This medicine is used to treat many different types of infections such as those of the brain (meningitis), lungs (pneumonia), ear, abdomen, urinary tract, bones and joints, skin, blood, and heart. This medicine usually makes you feel better within a few days. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.


Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.


Magnamycin 1000mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.




Consuming alcohol while taking Magnamycin 1000mg Injection may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).


Magnamycin 1000mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.

Breast feeding

Magnamycin 1000mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Magnamycin 1000mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.


Magnamycin 1000mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.


Magnamycin 1000mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Magnamycin 1000mg Injection is recommended.


There is limited information available on the use of Magnamycin 1000mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.



Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Magnamycin

  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Allergic reaction
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Diarrhea
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)


Q. Is Magnamycin 1000mg Injection effective?

Magnamycin 1000mg Injection is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Magnamycin 1000mg Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. How is Magnamycin 1000mg Injection administered?

Magnamycin 1000mg Injection is administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Magnamycin 1000mg Injection.

Q. Is Magnamycin 1000mg Injection bactericidal or bacteriostatic?

Magnamycin 1000mg Injection is primarily bactericidal(one which kills the causative organisms) but it may be bacteriostatic (one which slows down the growth of bacteria) also. Its activity depends on the organism, tissue penetration, dosage, and rate of organism multiplication.

Q. How does Magnamycin 1000mg Injection act?

Magnamycin 1000mg Injection acts by adhering to the proteins synthesized by the bacteria, thereby inhibiting the organisms to develop their protective covering known as cell wall. This kills the bacteria.

Q. Is Magnamycin 1000mg Injection bad for the kidneys?

No, Magnamycin 1000mg Injection is not bad for the kidneys when given alone, but when given along with aminoglycosides (gentamicin, tobramycin) or other cephalosporins antibiotics, it may increase kidney damage. Therefore, it is advised to take this medicine only if prescribed by your doctor.

Q. Can the use of Magnamycin 1000mg Injection cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Magnamycin 1000mg Injection can cause diarrhea. Magnamycin 1000mg Injection is an antibiotic that kills harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. How long does Magnamycin 1000mg Injection take to work?

Usually, Magnamycin 1000mg Injection starts working soon after you take it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and relieve your symptoms completely.

Q. What if I do not get better after using Magnamycin 1000mg Injection?

Inform your doctor if you do not feel better even after finishing the full course of treatment. You must also inform your doctor if the symptoms get worse while using this medicine.


Pack size  – 1 vial

pack form  – injection



 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.