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Composition for ENPIME

Cefepime(500 mg)

food interaction for ENPIME

alcohol interaction for ENPIME

pregnancy interaction for ENPIME

lactation interaction for ENPIME

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Enpime 500mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Enpime 500mg injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Enpime 500mg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ENPIME

Cefepime(500 mg)

Uses

Enpime 500mg injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Enpime 500mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Itchy rash, Acne-like rash, Bloody diarrhea, Confusion, Convulsion, Shortness of breath, Sore mouth, Sore throat, Stomach pain, Watery diarrhoea, Chills, Fever

SUBSTITUTES for ENPIME

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Expert advice for ENPIME

  • Do not start or continue the cefepime and consult your doctor if you have kidney, liver or blood clotting disorder, stomach or bowel problems, poor nutrition, or if you are taking drugs like aminoglycosides (e.g. gentamycin) and diuretics (e.g. furosemide).
  • Caution should be taken when given to the children < 2 months old or to patients with diabetes as it may affect the results for urine glucose tests.

Frequently asked questions for ENPIME

Cefepime

Q.Is cefepime beta lactam, penicillin, or sulfa drug?
Cefepime does not contain sulfa and is not a penicillin drug. It is a beta lactam cephalosporin antibiotic

Q.Is cefepime broad spectrum bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Cefepime is a broad spectrum bactericidal antibiotic

Q.Is cefepime compatible with lactated ringer's, normal saline, or vancomycin?
Cefepime is compatible with lactated ringer's or normal saline. Solutions of cefepime should not be added to vancomycin. However, if concurrent therapy with cefepime is indicated, vancomycin can be administered separately. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug

Q.Is cefepime a vesicant?
No, cefepime is not a vesicant drug

Q.What organisms does cefepime cover?
Cefepime is mainly effective against methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (mssa), gram-negative bacteria, klebsiella, Group B streptococci but not effective against enterococcus, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (mrsa), or anaerobes such as mycoplasma.

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Content on this page was last updated on 25 February, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)