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Cepime 1000mg Injection

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Cepime 1000mg Injection is an antibiotic that fights bacteria. It is used to treat severe bacterial infections of the skin, lungs, stomach, urinary tract, and blood. It works by killing the bacteria that cause these problems. However, it will not treat a viral infection.

Cepime 1000mg Injection is commonly used to treat critically ill patients admitted to the hospital. This medicine is given by drip or by direct injection into a vein under the supervision of a doctor or a nurse. The dose will depend on what type of infection you have, where it is in the body, and how serious it is. You should keep taking the injection for as long as you are prescribed, even if your symptoms quickly improve. If you stop taking it too early the infection may return or worsen.

Some people may develop side effects like rash, itching, nausea, vomiting, headache, fever, diarrhea, or local redness and swelling at the site of injection. These side effects are usually temporary and go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or do not go away.

Before starting treatment with this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems or if you are allergic to any antibiotic. While using it, your doctor may advise blood tests to monitor your kidney function. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use in pregnancy and breastfeeding if prescribed by your doctor.

Uses of Cepime Injection

  • Treatment of Severe bacterial infections

Benefits of Cepime Injection

In Treatment of Severe bacterial infections

Cepime 1000mg Injection works by killing bacteria which can cause serious infections. It is used to treat many different types of bacterial infections such as infections of lungs (pneumonia) and urinary tract. It is given by a doctor or nurse into a vein and should not be self-administered. Cepime 1000mg Injection usually makes you feel better very quickly but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Cepime Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Cepime

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Cepime Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Cepime Injection works

Cepime 1000mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Cepime 1000mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cepime 1000mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cepime 1000mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Avoid prolonged use of Cepime 1000mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Cepime 1000mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cepime 1000mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cepime 1000mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cepime 1000mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cepime 1000mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Cepime Injection?

If you miss a dose of Cepime 1000mg Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Cepime 1000mg Injection to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Cepime 1000mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Cepime 1000mg Injection as it may cause increased side effects.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Broad-spectrum {Third & fourth generation cephalosporins)
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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My son is having wart infection on his toes. Can i give him cepime o. He is 13 years old.
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
The risks that are associated with self-medication include: ?Inaccurate diagnosis. ?Using inappropriate medications that cause side effects. ?Masking the symptoms of a serious condition. ?Delaying medical advice. ?Inaccurate dosage that leads to accidental overdose. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment.
Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
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FAQs

Q. How long does Cepime 1000mg Injection takes to work?

Usually, Cepime 1000mg Injection starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Cepime 1000mg Injection cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cepime 1000mg Injection can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Cepime 1000mg Injection?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

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References

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Country of Origin: India

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