GEFEMAX 500 MG/62.5 MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR GEFEMAX

Cefepime(500mg),Tazobactum(62.5mg)

food interaction for GEFEMAX

alcohol interaction for GEFEMAX

pregnancy interaction for GEFEMAX

lactation interaction for GEFEMAX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Gefemax 500 mg/62.5 mg 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR GEFEMAX

Cefepime(500mg)

Uses

Cefepime is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Cefepime 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 required strength to the bacterial cell wall for the survival of the bacteria in the human body.

Common side effects

Nausea, Headache, Rash, Vomiting, Fever, Itching, Diarrhoea.
Tazobactum(62.5mg)

Uses

Tazobactum is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Tazobactum blocks the action of the enzymes produced by bacteria to inactivate the antibiotics.

Common side effects

Increased liver enzymes, Bruise, Bleeding, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Altered taste, Shortness of breath, Flatulence, Headache, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Itching, Skin rash, Stomach upset, Vomiting.

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Expert advice FOR GEFEMAX

  • 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 GEFEMAX

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
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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.

Tazobactum

Q. Is tazobactam a sulfa (sulfonamide) drug?
Sulbactam does not contain sulfa. It is a beta lactamase Inhibitor
Q. What is tazobactam sodium?
Tazobactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor used as the sodium salt to increase the antibacterial activity of piperacillin
Q. What is tazact 4.5?
Tazact 4.5 is the brand name for combination of tazobactam and piperacillin
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Q. What organisms does tazobactam/piperacillin cover?
Tazobactam in combination with piperacillin is mainly effective against anaerobes and enterococcus, listeria, staphylococcus, citrobacter, haemophilus, moraxella and proteus species but methicillin-resistant staphylococci are resistant to tazobactam/piperacillin
Q. Is tazobactam safe?
Tazobactam is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)