Antimicrobials
Cefepime

Cefepime

High
N/A
$11 to $16 per day

Dosing

General Information

  • Broad spectrum antimicrobial with gram positive and gram negative coverage including Pseudomonas

  • Neutropenic fever

  • Used especially for nosocomial infections involving resistant organisms

Long term: CBC, BMP weekly

  • Allergy (immediate & delayed)
  • Encephalopathy
  • Positive Coombs
  • Cytopenias
  • Non-convulsive status epilepticus

Antimicrobial class: 4th generation Cephalosporin

Pregnancy category: B

Average serum half life: 2 hours

Urine penetration: Therapeutic

Lung penetration: Therapeutic

CSF penetration: Therapeutic

Biliary penetration: Moderate