Cefepime HCl and Arginine sterile
Cefepime HCl containing Cefepime HCl and Arginine sterile (equivalent to Cefepime) is available in powder for injection 1 g.
Cefepime HCCel is indicated for :
Uncomplicated and complicated urinary tract infections.
Uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections
Lower respiratory tract infections (pneunomia and bronchopneumonia).
Empiric treatment in febrile neutropenic patients.
Complicated intra-abdominal infections.
Adult dose is generally 1g of Cefepime, administered IV or IM every 12 hours.
CHILDREN (2 months up to 16 years)
The maximum dose for pediatric patients should not exceed the recommended adult dose. The usual recommended dosage in pediatric patients up to 40 kg in weight for uncomplicated and comlicated urinary tract infections (including pyelonephritis), uncomcplicated skin and skin structure infections, pneumonia and as empiric therapy for febrile neutropenic patients is 50 mg/kg/dose, administered every 12 hours (every 8 hours for febrile neutropenic patients), duration of therapy as presented above.