Medicine : Megapime Xp(1gm)

Name:Megapime Xp(1gm)
Manufacturer:Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Generic Use:Cefepime
Substitutes:3mmicroporetape1inch , celrim (1g) , gefemax (1gm) , megapime xp(1gm) , novapime (1gm) , maxipime (1gm)

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 ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown No Risk To The Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Cefepime will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Cefepime

No Studies Found