The recommended adult and pediatric dosages and routes of administration are outlined in the
following table. MaxpimeTM (Cefepime) should be administered intravenously over
approximately 30 minutes. Before administration ensure that the powder has been fully dissolved
in the solution…
Maxpime IM/IV Injection
(in Injection form)
Abdominal infections, Respiratory tract infections, Skin and skin structure infections, Urinary tract infections:
Adult: Mild to moderate infections: 1-2 g daily in 2 divided doses. Severe infections: Up to 4 g daily in 2 divided doses. Doses are given by deep IM inj or IV infusion over at least 30 min.
Child: Neonates: 30 mg/kg 12 hrly, may increase to 50 mg/kg for Pseudomonas infections; >30 days Mild to moderate infections: 100 mg/kg daily in 2 divided doses. Severe infections: Up to 150 mg/kg daily in 2 or 3 divided doses. Total dose should not exceed the recommended adult dosage.
Empiric therapy for febrile neutropenic patients:
Adult: Up to 6 g daily in 3 divided doses. Doses are given by deep IM inj or IV infusion over at least 30 min.
Manufacturer: Opsonin Pharma Ltd.