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Cefepime.
Indications
UTI; skin infections; pneumonia; complicated intra-abdominal infections [in combination with I.V metronidazole].
Dose/Application
Cefepime is given as the hydrochloride by deep I.M injection, or by I.V infusion over at least 30 minutes. Doses are expressed in terms of the equivalent amount of cefepime; 1.19g of cefepime hydrochloride is equivalent to about 1g of cefepime. The usual dose is 1 to 2g daily in 2 divided doses for mild to moderate infec-tions, increased to 4g daily in 2 divided doses in severe infections, although up to 6g daily in 3 divided doses has been given for febrile neutropenia. The dose of cefepime may need to be reduced in patients with renal impairment.
Mode of action
Precautions
Contraindications
Side Effects
Pregnancy risk
Special information
Brands containing this Ingredient
Name Form. Strength Pack Price Insert Manufacturer Distributor
Ceftipime Injection 1 gm 1 KES1,510.00
Ceftipime Injection 2 gm 1 KES1,500.00
Ceftipime Injection 500 mg 1 KES880.00
Cefemark Inj 500mg 1 KES500.00
Megapime inj vial 1 KES900.00
Ceficad inj 1gm 1 KES900.00
Ceficad inj 2gm 1 KES1,600.00
Teico. inj 1gm 1 KES460.00
Micropime. inj 1gm 1 KES650.00
Pimcef. inj. 1gm 1 KES480
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