CEFEP 1gm Injection Vial

 600.00

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Drug Strength: 1g
Drug Form : Injection
Pack Size : Vial
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Cefepime:1g | Cephalosporins

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : Z-Jans Product Form : InjectionPack Size : VialIngredients : Cefepime:1gGeneric Category : Cephalosporins

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    How it works

    CEFEP 1gm Injection Vial is a broad spectrum antibiotic. It works by interfering with the bacterial cell wall synthesis.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for CEFEP 1gm Injection Vial

    • Abdominal pain severe
    • Bleeding gums severe
    • Convulsions severe
    • Fever severe
    • Headache severe
    • Yellowing of skin and eyes severe
    • Swelling of foot severe
    • Diarrhea severe
    • Redness of skin
    • Pain at the injection site
    • Itching of vagina or genital area rare
    • Sour mouth rare

    Uses of CEFEP 1gm Injection Vial

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Pneumonia

      CEFEP 1gm Injection Vial is used in the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia which is a common type of lung infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae.

    • Pyelonephriits

      CEFEP 1gm Injection Vial is used in the treatment of Pyelonephritis which is a type of kidney infection caused by E.coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterococci and Klebsiella pneumoniae.

    • Skin and Soft tissue infections

      CEFEP 1gm Injection Vial is used to treat skin and soft tissue infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes.

    • Intra-abdominal Infection

      CEFEP 1gm Injection Vial is used in the treatment of intra-abdominal infections caused by Helicobacter pylori, Staphylococci and Streptococci.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 0.5 to 1.5 hours after an intravenous dose and 1 to 2 hours after an intramuscular dose.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6 hours.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendency has been reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not known to cause any harm to the fetus. But the evidence is inadequate and it should be used only when necessary after consulting a doctor.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. Any incidence of rashes on skin or diarrhea in the infant should be reported. It is advised to consult a doctor before taking this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      Avoid if you have a known allergy to CEFEP 1gm Injection Vial or any other Beta-lactam antibiotics like penicillins or cephalosporins.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not known to cause any harm to the fetus. But the evidence is inadequate and it should be used only when necessary after consulting a doctor.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. Any incidence of rashes on skin or diarrhea in the infant should be reported. It is advised to consult a doctor before taking this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Allergy

      Avoid taking this medicine if you have a known allergy to it or any other Beta-lactam antibiotics like penicillins and cephalosporins. Seek immediate medical attention if the patient experiences any allergic symptoms like rash, itching, nausea or vomiting, swelling of lips, hands, and feet.

    • Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea

      Avoid if you experience severe diarrhea after receiving CEFEP 1gm Injection Vial As antibiotic therapy will cause an imbalance in the normal microbial flora in the large intestine which promotes the growth of bacteria called clostridium difficile.

    • Drug-resistance

      Usage of CEFEP 1gm Injection Vial without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that is drug resistant.

    • Impaired kidney function

      Use with caution if you have a preexisting kidney disease. Appropriate dose adjustments are to be made based of CrCl or eGFR.

    • Neurotoxicity

      CEFEP 1gm Injection Vial may increase the risk of serious adverse effects like encephalopathy, seizures, and nonconvulsive status epilepticus. These reactions may occur in the patients with impaired kidney function with no proper dose adjustment.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Amikacin moderate
    • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
    • Cholera Vaccine severe
    • Furosemide moderate
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      The blood concentration of intravenous CEFEP 1gm Injection Vial may increase in the patients suffering from impaired kidney function. Suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the severity of the condition. Frequent monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary.

    • moderate

      Avoid if you experience severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, and blood in stools after taking CEFEP 1gm Injection Vial Inform the doctor if you are suffering from any gastrointestinal diseases. Drink adequate amount of water to prevent dehydration.

    • moderate

      Use with caution if you have any liver disease or a family history of liver disease. Regular liver function tests are to be performed. Inform the doctor if you have any liver disease or if you develop any undesired effect.

    • moderate

      Use with caution if you have any seizure disorder or a family history of seizures. Appropriate dose adjustments are to be made if you are suffering from a kidney disease. Discontinue if seizure is due to CEFEP 1gm Injection Vial Start with appropriate anticonvulsant medicine if it is clinically indicated.

    General Instructions

    Make sure that the medicine is dissolved properly. Do not take if any particulate matter is visible. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of course.

    Other details

    • Usage does not depend on food timings
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver CEFEP 1gm Injection Vial. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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