Drug Interactions With Cefepime

You may not be able to take birth control pills or use certain other antibiotics in combination with cefepime. Drug interactions can occur when cefepime is combined with products like gentamicin, streptomycin, and the oral typhoid vaccine. It is important to understand the potential risks that may occur as a result, as some reactions can cause kidney damage or other dangerous problems.

An Overview of Cefepime Interactions

Cefepime (Maxipime®) may react with a number of other products. Some of the drugs that can interact with cefepime include but are not limited to:
  • Aminoglycoside antibiotics, such as:
    • Amikacin (Amikin®)
    • Gentamicin
    • Kanamycin (Kantrex®)
    • Neomycin (Neo-Fradin®)
    • Streptomycin
    • Tobramycin

Cefepime Antibiotic Information

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