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Cefepime Side Effects

Cefepime vials


The FDA has issued a drug safety communication where patients taking cefepime have a risk of seizure which didn't receive dosage adjustments for kidney impairment.

Severe side effects:

  • Bloody stools
  • Fever
  • Severe allergic reactions such as rash, hives, itching, difficulty breathing, tightness in chest, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue, unusual hoarseness.
  • Mood or mental changes such as coma, confusion, fainting, or hallucinations
  • Muscle twitching
  • Red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin
  • Seizures
  • Severe diarrhea
  • Severe nausea or vomiting
  • Severe pain, redness or swelling at the injection site
  • Stomach pain/cramps
  • Unusual bruising or bleeding
  • Unusual tiredness
  • Vaginal irritation or discharge
  • White patches in the mouth
  • Yellowing of the skin or eyes

Common side effects:

  • Redness;
  • Mild pain;
  • Swelling at the injection site
  • Mild diarrhea