Information about Amikacin + Cefepime
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 which works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Together, they eradicate your infection effectively.
Common side effects of Amikacin + Cefepime
Ringing in ear, Hearing loss, Vertigo, Nausea, Vomiting, Abnormal kidney function test, Injection site pain, Injection site reaction, Injection site inflammation, Allergic reaction, Rash
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 treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
- Your doctor will monitor you regularly for the kidney function, blood urea level and hearing loss during the treatment.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.