Impaired haemostasis--a potential risk with cephalosporins.

  • Fatema Jawad
  • Published 1989 in
    JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical…


The introduction of cephalosporins in therapeutics brought a revolution in the field of medicine, but unwanted and undesirable effects have also been encountered. Of these, a bleeding tendency has been noted with the use of cefamandole, moxalactani and cefoperazone. The mechanism leading to a haemorrhage diathesis has been studied and is attributed to… (More)