Medicine : Refpim (1gm)

Name:Refpim (1gm)
Manufacturer:Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd
Generic Use:Cefepime
Composition:Cefepime(1 Gm)

Generic ( Cefepime )

Typical use Of Cefepime :Gynecological And Moderate To Severe Intra Abdominal Infections,bacteremia, Septicaemia, Lower Respiratory Tract Infection, Severe Pneumonia, Febrile Neutropenia, Acute Leukemia, Urinary Tract Infections (UTI).
Mechanism of action of Cefepime :Cephalosporins Are Bactericidal And Have The Same Mode Of Action As Other Beta-lactam Antibiotics (such As Penicillins). Cephalosporins Disrupt The Synthesis Of The Peptidoglycan Layer Of Bacterial Cell Walls. The Peptidoglycan Layer Is Important For Cell Wall Structural Integrity, Especially In Gram-positive Organisms. The Final Transpeptidation Step In The Synthesis Of The Peptidoglycan Is Facilitated By Transpeptidases Known As Penicillin Binding Proteins (PBPs).
Drug Interaction of Cefepime :Probenecid May Increase The Serum Level Of Cefepime.
Side effects of Cefepime :Pseudomembranous Colitis, Hemolytic Anemia, Bone Marrow Depression, Cholestasis, Vomiting, Abdominal Cramps, Renal Failure, Oral Candidiasis.


How Cefepime will impact on Pregnancy ?

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How Cefepime will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

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Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Cefepime

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