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asked in category: General Last Updated: 19th January, 2020

How often is cefepime given?

Cefepime injection can also be given intramuscularly (into a muscle). It is usually given every 8 or 12 hours for 7 to 10 days.

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Also asked, how long do you infuse cefepime?

approximately 30 minutes

Secondly, what is Cefepime used to treat? Cefepime is the generic form of the brand-name drug Maxipime, which is used to treat bacterial infections such as urinary tract infections, pneumonia, and skin infections. The prescription medicine is in the cephalosporin class of antibiotics, which work by killing bacteria.

Subsequently, question is, is cefepime a strong antibiotic?

Cefepime is a cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotic. It works by fighting bacteria in your body. Cefepime injection is used to treat many kinds of bacterial infections, including severe or life-threatening forms. Cefepime may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Can cefepime be given orally?

Cefepime is a cephalosporin antibiotic that kills bacteria. It is effective against many (but not all) infections. This medicine may be used for serious infections, where other antibiotics would not work as well. Cefepime does not work if it is taken orally (as a tablet or capsule).

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