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Cefepime is given as an injection into a vein or a muscle to treat a number of different bacterial infections. This prescription medication works by stopping the bacteria from making cell walls, which eventually causes the bacteria to die. Although most people tolerate this medicine well, side effects are possible and include nausea, diarrhea, and a rash.
What Is Cefepime?Cefepime (Maxipime®) is a prescription cephalosporin antibiotic licensed to treat a number of different infections. It is given intravenously (by IV) or by intramuscular (IM) injection.
Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, cefepime can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. Most people tolerate it quite well.