Cephaloridine is used to treat bacterial infections, bronchitis and gonorrhea.It is also used as an alternative drug in the treatment of corneal ulcers and intraocular infection.


What is Cephaloridine?

Cephaloridine works by interfering with the synthesis of bacterial wall.


How should Cephaloridine be taken?

Cephaloridine is typically administered via injections.


Side effects associated with Cephaloridine

Cephaloridine can damage the kidneys.


Among the other possible side effects of cephaloridine include the following:


  • Eosinophilia
  • High prothrombin time
  • Alteration of blood coagulation


 It is important to contact a doctor immediately if you experience:


  • Rash
  • Urticaria
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Tightness in the chest
  • Swelling of the mouth, face, lips or tongue
  • Convulsions
  • Coma
  • Myoclonus
  • Hallucinations
  • Nystagmus


Contraindications and warnings associated with the use of Cephaloridine

Before starting treatment with cephaloridine, it is important to tell your doctor if:


  • You have any allergies to the active substance, its excipients, or any other drugs (aspirin) or food and various substances  
  • You are taking any other medications, herbal remedies or supplements. Mentioning in particular:  amikacin, ethacrynic acid, furosemide, penicillamine, reviparin or tobramycin
  • You are suffering (or have suffered) from blood disorders, kidney problems or liver problems
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding