Vegapime 500mg Injection

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Khandelwal Laboratories Pvt Ltd

Composition for Vegapime 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

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Kidney
97.32
₹19.46/Injection
5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Vegapime Injection

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Uses of Vegapime Injection

Vegapime 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Vegapime Injection

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

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How to use Vegapime Injection

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

How Vegapime Injection works

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

In Depth Information on Vegapime Injection

Expert advice for Vegapime Injection

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Vegapime immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Vegapime 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Vegapime 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Vegapime 500mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. H
uman studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Vegapime 500mg Injection alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Vegapime 500mg Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefepime, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Vegapime 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for 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
Vegapime 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
No, Vegapime is not a vesicant drug
Vegapime 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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