Amikacin + Cefepime

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Amikacin + Cefepime Uses

Amikacin+Cefepime is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How Amikacin + Cefepime works

Amikacin + Cefepime is a combination of two medicines: amikacin and cefepime. Amikacin is an antibiotic which stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Cefepime is also an antibiotic that works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Together, these medications eradicate the bacterial infection effectively.

Common side effects of Amikacin + Cefepime

Diarrhea, Nausea, Injection site phlebitis, Myoclonic encephalopathy, Seizure, Cochlear damage, Balance disorder (loss of balance), Muscle paralysis, Apnea (absence of breathing), Stevens-Johnson syndrome, Erythema multiforme, Toxic epidermal necrolysis, Renal dysfunction, Increased creatinine level in blood, Albumin in urine, Low urine output, Nephropathy toxicity, Aplastic anemia, Hemolytic anemia, Hemorrhage, Cholestasis, Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets), Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), Hearing loss, Vomiting
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Available Medicine for Amikacin + Cefepime

PotentoxVenus Remedies Ltd
205 to ₹6733 variant(s)
2431 variant(s)
CA 007Themis Medicare Ltd
133 to ₹4003 variant(s)
MikapimeAlembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
144 to ₹2402 variant(s)
PrimegardIpca Laboratories Ltd
133 to ₹4003 variant(s)
Iverdel-ForteDelight Biopharma Pvt Ltd
25001 variant(s)

Expert advice for Amikacin + Cefepime

  • Amikacin + Cefepime is given as an injection into vein or drip under the supervision of a doctor.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of the treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may cause recurrence of the infection and make it harder to treat.
  • Your doctor will monitor your kidney function, blood urea level, and hearing capability regularly during the treatment.
  • During the treatment with this combination medicine, take proper rest to achieve a faster recovery.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for Amikacin + Cefepime

Amikacin + Cefepime

Q. What if I don't get better after using Amikacin+Cefepime?

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.

Q. How long does Amikacin+Cefepime takes to work?

Usually, Amikacin+Cefepime starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.


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