SCUD 1GM INJECTION

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Composition FOR SCUD 1gm injection

Cefepime(1gm)

food interaction for SCUD injection

alcohol interaction for SCUD injection

pregnancy interaction for SCUD injection

lactation interaction for SCUD injection

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alcohol
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lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Scud 1gm injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Scud 1gm 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
Scud 1gm injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR SCUD 1gm injection

Cefepime(1gm)

Scud injection uses

Scud 1gm injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How scud injection works

Scud 1gm 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 required strength to the bacterial cell wall for the survival of the bacteria in the human body.

Common side effects of scud injection

Nausea, Headache, Rash, Vomiting, Fever, Itching, Diarrhoea.

SUBSTITUTES FOR SCUD injection

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  • NOVAPIME 1GM INJECTION
    (10 ML injection in vial)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 21.60/ML of injection
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    Rs. 216
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  • CELRIM 1GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Biocon
    Rs. 209/injection
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    Rs. 209
    pay 748% more per injection
  • IVIPIME 1GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Vhb Life Sciences Inc
    Rs. 180/injection
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    Rs. 180
    pay 631% more per injection
  • EPIME 1GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    United Biotech Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 188.37/injection
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    Rs. 188.37
    pay 664% more per injection
  • ENPIME 1GM INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Shrinivas Gujarat Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 142.86/injection
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    Rs. 142.86
    pay 480% more per injection

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Expert advice FOR SCUD injection

  • 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 SCUD 1gm injection

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.

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