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Kefpime 1gm Injection

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
1 Injection(s) in Injection
223.46*
MRP 262.90
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Kefpime 1 G Description

Kefpime Injection is an antibiotic medicine. It is used to treat severe infections caused by bacteria such as skin infections, lower respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, bronchitis

and stomach infection. It contains cefepime, which belongs to a group of medicines called antibiotics. This medicine will be given to you in a hospital or clinic by a doctor or nurse as an injection.

Product Summary

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ContainsCefepime(1.0 G)
UsesSevere bacterial infections
Side effectsInjection site reactions
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Kefpime 1 G

For the treatment of severe bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, stomach, lungs, skin and urinary tract.

Contraindications of Kefpime 1 G

  • If you are allergic to cefepime or any of the ingredients of Kefpime Injection
  • If you have a history of allergy to any other antibiotics

Side effects of Kefpime 1 G

  • Injections site reactions such as pain, redness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rash

Precautions and Warnings of Kefpime 1 G

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Kefpime Injection during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine should be used during pregnancy only if considered essential by the doctor after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Kefpime Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Cefepime is excreted in breast milk in low amounts, thus caution is advised when Kefpime Injection is used while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Kefpime Injection?
A:
Kefpime Injection may cause dizziness, confusion, hallucinations, thus caution is needed while driving or operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Kefpime Injection?
A:
Although there is no known interaction between alcohol and this medicine, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of consuming alcohol regularly.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from kidney disease.
  • If you experience continuous diarrhoea, immediately contact your doctor.
  • If you develop any allergic reactions, contact the doctor immediately.
  • You have a history of allergy to cephalosporins, penicillins or any other medicines.
  • Let the doctor/laboratory person know that you are using this medicine while going for a lab test.

Mode of Action of Kefpime 1 G

How Does It Work?

Cefepime works by inhibiting bacterial cell wall synthesis, the absence of bacterial cell wall results in the death of bacteria.

Directions for Use of Kefpime 1 G

  • Kefpime Injection will be given to you in the hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.

Interactions of Kefpime 1 G

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Kefpime Injection works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking blood thinners, water pills or other antibiotic medicines.

Storage and disposal of Kefpime 1 G

  • Store Kefpime Injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Kefpime 1 G

Overdose

Kefpime Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely that you may get an overdose on this medicine. If you experience any symptoms right after taking this injectio...
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Missed a Dose

The doctor or nurse usually gives this injection in the hospital or clinic. Therefore, the chances of missing a dose are less. However, if you feel that a dose has been missed, please inform your doct...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Kefpime Injection?

A: Kefpime Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, stomach, lungs, skin, urinary tract.

Q: Can I take Kefpime Injection on my own?

A: No, this medicine will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse only. Do not self-inject this medicine.
Product Details
Brand
KEFPIME
Expires on or After
02/01/2023
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 04:37 PM (IST)

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