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Injection
Published: 3/2020

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Maxipime for injection 0.5g
 Active ingredient:
Cefepime dihydrochloride hydrate
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a cephem antibiotic and shows antibacterial action by inhibiting synthesis of bacterial cell wall.
It is usually used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections. It is also used to treat febrile neutropenia.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines. If you have renal or liver disorder.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, inject or drip this medicine intravenously twice a day.
  • The duration of use is determined 3 days after the start of this medicine. The doctor will determine whether continuous use is necessary, and will use it for a certain period of time while observing symptoms.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include liver dysfunction, rash and anemia. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • cold sweat, generalized itching [shock, anaphylactoid symptoms]
  • abdominal pain [pseudomembranous colitis]
  • decreased urinary output [acute renal failure]
  • dizziness, sudden high fever, nosebleed [pancytopenia, agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia]
  • cough, fever [interstitial pneumonia, PIE syndrome]
  • widespread redness in the skin and frequent blisters that break easily, fever [toxic epidermal necrolysis, oculomucocutaneous syndrome]
  • easily fatigued, yellowing of the white of eyes [liver dysfunction, jaundice]
  • hallucination [psychiatric symptoms]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.