Klebsiella pneumoniae (C&W)
Cefepime

Cefepime

High
N/A

Dosing

General Information

  • Broad spectrum antimicrobial with gram positive and gram negative coverage including Pseudomonas.
  • Used for nosocomial infections involving resistant organisms.
  • Empiric treatment of febrile neutropenia.

Pregnancy: Compatible.

Breastfeeding: Compatible.

  • Allergy (immediate & delayed)
  • Cytopenias
  • Positive direct Coombs test
  • Gastrointestinal intolerance
  • Transient increase in liver enzymes

Antimicrobial class: 4th generation Cephalosporin