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Cefepime with Tazobactam

Cefepime with Tazobactam

Cefepime with Tazobactam is a combination of a cephalosporin antibiotic (Cefepime) and a beta-lactamase inhibitor (Tazobactam). This combination helps enhance the spectrum of activity against certain bacteria by inhibiting bacterial beta-lactamase enzymes.


Cefepime with Tazobactam is indicated for the treatment of various bacterial infections, including complicated intra-abdominal infections, complicated urinary tract infections, and nosocomial pneumonia.


Dosage may vary depending on the severity of the infection, patient's age, and renal function. It is crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and administration instructions provided by the healthcare professional.


Known hypersensitivity to cephalosporins or beta-lactamase inhibitors.

Special Precautions

-Caution is advised in patients with a history of hypersensitivity reactions to penicillins or other beta-lactam antibiotics. -Use with caution in patients with renal impairment, as dosage adjustments may be necessary.

Side Effects

-Common side effects may include nausea, diarrhea, headache, and rash. -Serious side effects may include severe allergic reactions, pseudomembranous colitis, and central nervous system effects. Seek medical attention if any unusual or severe side effects occur.

Drug Interactions

-Concomitant use with other drugs, especially those affecting renal function, may require dosage adjustments. -Cefepime with Tazobactam may interact with certain drugs, and it's important to inform the healthcare provider about all medications being taken.

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