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Maxipime 2gm Injection

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2g Powder For Injection in Injection
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Maxipime 2gm Injection Description

Maxipime Powder For 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,...
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ContainsCefepime
UsesSevere bacterial infections
Side effectsInjection site reactions
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Maxipime 2gm Injection

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

Contraindications of Maxipime 2gm Injection

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

Side effects of Maxipime 2gm Injection

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

Precautions and Warnings of Maxipime 2gm Injection

Pregnancy

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

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Maxipime Powder For 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 Maxipime 2gm Injection

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 Maxipime 2gm Injection

  • Maxipime Powder For 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 Maxipime 2gm Injection

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Maxipime Powder For 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 Maxipime 2gm Injection

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

Dosage of Maxipime 2gm Injection

Overdose

Maxipime Powder For 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 t...
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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 Maxipime Powder For Injection?

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

Q: Can I take Maxipime Powder For 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
MAXIPIME
Expires on or After
26/09/2022
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 04:37 PM (IST)

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