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Cefepime-Dextrose

Cefepime Hcl In Dextrose 5 %
Cefepime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as cephalosporin antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
CHEMICAL NAME
Cefepime Hcl In Dextrose 5 %
DRUG TYPE
Infections

Frequently Asked Questions

This medication is given by injection into a muscle or vein as directed by your doctor. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. For children, the dosage is also based on weight.If you are using this medication at home, learn all preparation and usage instructions from your health care professional. Before using, check this product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid. Learn how to store and discard medical supplies safely.If you are using the frozen pre-mixed solution, thaw the bag at room temperature or in the refrigerator. If the bag is thawed in the refrigerator, let it sit at room temperature at least 1 hour before using. Do not thaw by putting in a water bath or microwaving. After thawing, shake well and squeeze the bag to check for leaks. Discard solution if the bag leaks. Do not re-freeze the solution after thawing.For the best effect, use this antibiotic at evenly spaced times. To help you remember, use this medication at the same time(s) every day.Continue to use this medication for the full time prescribed, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may result in a return of the infection.Tell your doctor if your condition lasts or gets worse.

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Cefepime-Dextrose Intravenous Solution Piggyback 2 G/50 Ml1 G/50 Ml

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