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Abipim powder for solution for injection in the treatment of:

  • Lower respiratory tract infections, including pneumonia and bronchitis.
  • Urinary tract infections (both complicated, for example pyelonephritis, and without complications).
  • Skin and tissue infections.
  • Intraabdominal infections, including peritonitis and biliary tract infections.
  • Gynecological infections.
  • Septicemia.
  • Febrile neutropenia.
  • Bacterial meningitis.

Structure

Active substance: cefepime;

1 bottle contains cefepime - 1000 mg.

(As a mixture of cefepime hydrochloride and L-arginine).

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to cefepime or L-arginine, as well as cephalosporin antibiotics, penicillins or other b-lactam antibiotics.

Mode of application

The usual dosage for adults is 1 g, which is administered intravenously or intramuscularly with an interval of 12 hours. The usual duration of treatment is 7 to 10 days; severe infections may require longer treatment.

Application features

Pregnant women

The drug is used only when the expected benefit to the mother outweighs the potential risk to the fetus.

Cepepime passes into breast milk in very low concentrations. Therefore, during breastfeeding, the drug is used only when the expected benefit to the mother outweighs the potential risk to the baby.

Drivers

Since during treatment, adverse reactions from the central nervous system may occur, you should refrain from driving vehicles or working with mechanisms.

Children

The safety and effectiveness of cefepime in the treatment of uncomplicated and complicated urinary tract infections (including pyelonephritis), uncomplicated skin infections, pneumonia, as well as empirical treatment of neutropenic fever has been established for age groups from 1 month to 16 years. The feasibility of cefepime in these age groups is confirmed by the results of adequate and well-controlled studies.

Overdose

In cases of significant excess of the recommended doses, especially in patients with impaired renal function, the use of hemodialysis accelerates the removal of cefepime from the body peritoneal dialysis is ineffective.

Side effects

Cepepime is usually well tolerated, side effects are rare, with a frequency of 0.1 - 1%.

  • Allergic reactions: rash, itching, fever, fever, anaphylactic shock.
  • Alimentary tract: diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, stomatitis, colitis (including pseudomembranous).
  • Cardiovascular system: chest pain, vasodilation, tachycardia.
  • Respiratory system: cough, sore throat, shortness of breath.
  • Central nervous system: headache, dizziness, insomnia, paresthesia, anxiety, confusion, convulsions.

Interaction

Applying high doses of aminoglycosides simultaneously with cefepime, kidney function should be carefully monitored due to the potential nephrotoxicity and ototoxicity of aminoglycoside antibiotics. Nephrotoxicity was observed after simultaneous use with furosemide diuretics.

To avoid possible drug interactions, cefepime should not be used simultaneously with solutions of metronidazole, vancomycin, gentamycin, tobramycin sulfate and netromycin sulfate. In case of simultaneous use with these drugs, each antibiotic should be administered separately.

Storage conditions

Store at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Shelf life is 2 years.

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