cefepime - injection, Maxipime (cont.)
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.This medication has been prescribed for your current condition only. Do not use it later for another infection unless told to do so by your doctor. A different medication may be necessary in that case.Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., complete blood count) may be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Before mixing, store the dry powder between 36-77 degrees F (2-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. After mixing, you may store the solution at room temperature between 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C) for up to 24 hours or in the refrigerator between 36-46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C) for up to 7 days.Store the frozen pre-mixed solution containers in the freezer at or below -4 degrees F (-20 degrees C). (For thawing instructions, see How to Use section.) The thawed solution is good for 7 days if stored in the refrigerator at 41 degrees F (5 degrees C). If stored at room temperature at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C), use/discard the thawed solution within 24 hours. Do not refreeze.Consult your pharmacist if you have questions about storing this product. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Last Editorial Review: 9/22/2010
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