Cefepime

 

General English name: Cefepime

Brand: Maxipime

Application: Bacterial infection

 

 

 

 

Medicinal forms of cefpime

Safipim Drug Information

The correct amount and method of taking Cefepime

Contraindications to cefpime

Cefpime is used during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of taking Cefepime on driving

Drug interaction with cefpime

Cefepime Warning

Side effects of cefpime

Side effects of cefepime overdose (cefepime poisoning)

Storage conditions of Cefepime

 

 

 

 

Medicinal forms of cefpime

Injectable vial

 

Safipim Drug Information

Cefipime belongs to the family of cephalosporins, which is used to treat multiple bacterial infections or to prevent infection after surgery. The antibiotic cefpime prevents the spread of infection by preventing the growth of bacteria.

 

The correct amount and method of taking Cefepime

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with cefipime. If you have any questions about how to use this medicine, ask your doctor.
  • Cefpime is usually given by a nurse or doctor as an intravenous or intramuscular injection, the dose and amount of which is determined by your doctor.
  • If you use a ready-made solution of this antibiotic, take it out of the freezer before injection and put it at room temperature, then inject the medicine.
  • To improve the effectiveness of the antibiotic cefpime, inject the drug daily, at certain times of the day.
  • Stop taking the medicine as long as it is prescribed for you. Early discontinuation of the drug may lead to recurrence of the infection.
  • If you forget to take your daily dose at the right time but soon forget to take it; But if you remember when the next dose is near the hour, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.

 

Contraindications to cefpime

Pay attention to the expiration date of cefipime and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.

Never give Cefepime to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with cefipime, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Cefpime is used during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. However, taking cefipime during pregnancy does not endanger the health of the fetus, and you can use this antibiotic with a doctor's prescription.

 

The effect of taking Cefepime on driving

Cefipime can not make you drowsy, you do not need to avoid driving.

 

 Drug interaction with cefpime

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

It may interact with the typhoid vaccine.

Although most antibiotics are unlikely to affect pregnancy control, antibiotics such as rifampin and rifabutin reduce the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptives such as pills, patches, or rings. Consult your doctor before using antibiotics.

 

Cefepime Warning

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking cefipime:

  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding your baby.
  • If you have any kidney problems.
  • If you have any digestive problems (colitis).
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of allergic reactions to medications or antibiotics.

 

Side effects of cefpime

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

Pain, burning, redness or skin changes at the injection site

Bleeding disorders, unusual tiredness, uncontrollable movements, mental and mood changes (such as confusion, hallucinations, loss of consciousness), seizures, difficulty speaking, symptoms of kidney problems (such as changes in urine output), symptoms of liver problems (such as nausea and vomiting) Persistent, loss of appetite, stomach pain, yellowing of the eyes or skin, darkening of the urine): See your doctor if you have any of these side effects.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of Cefepime.

 

Side effects of cefepime overdose (cefepime poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as seizures, shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room right away.

 

Storage conditions of Cefepime

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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