Trade name: Maxicef
Strength: 500 mg
Active ingredient: Cefepime
Category: Cefepime belongs to fourth generation cephalosporin antibiotic.
Pregnancy category: Cefepime belongs to US FDA pregnancy category B.
Uses: Maxicef 500 mg injection is used to treat bacterial infections including pneumonia, skin infection, urinary tract and kidney infections, Intraabdominal Infection.
How to use: Maxicef 500 mg injection is given at doctors office by health care provider by intravenous or intramuscular method. Use cefepime injection until the full prescribed amount is finished.
Side Effects: diarrhea; mild pain, headache, redness, or swelling at the injection site.
Dosage: 1 to 2 gram every 12 hours.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: August 6th, 2016
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