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Overview

C Pime 500 MG Injection

Manufacturer: Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Cefipime
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: May 21, 2019

C Pime 500 MG Injection manages bacterial infections such as pneumonia and skin infection, kidney as well as urinary tract infections. It is also used in combination with other medications for treating infections in the abdominal area. Belonging to the drug group known as cephalosporin antibiotics, C Pime 500 MG Injection cures patients with high fever having a greater risk of an infection, due to the low white blood cell count. The medication kills the bacteria, thus preventing the infection from spreading in the body. It is administered by an injection into a vein or a muscle, as instructed by your doctor. It is available in powder form that can be mixed with liquid and also in a pre-mixed liquid form.

The dosage and duration of C Pime 500 MG Injection will be decided by a healthcare expert. It depends primarily on your overall health condition, the infection you are suffering from and your body’s reaction to the first dose. In case you are taking this medication at home, ensure that you have complete knowledge regarding the preparation and usage. Continue using it till the time you have been prescribed by the doctor, even if you feel that you are getting better. Stopping it abruptly in the middle of the course can result in the returning of the infection. Also, do not take two doses to make up if you have missed a dose previously.

In case of the following serious side effects, seek medical help at once:

In case you are pregnant or planning to be, or a breastfeeding mother, consult your doctor before taking C Pime 500 MG Injection.

  • Pneumonia

  • Pyelonephriits

  • Skin and Soft tissue infections

  • Intra-abdominal Infection

  • Abdominal pain

  • Bleeding gums

  • Convulsions

  • fever

  • headache

  • Yellowing of skin and eyes

  • Swelling of foot

  • diarrhea

  • Redness of skin

  • Pain at the injection site

  • Itching of vagina or genital area

  • Sour mouth

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this injection lasts for a duration of about 6 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The top effect of this medication is usually seen in 1 to 2 hours after an intramuscular administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine should be ignored by pregnant women. However, you can consult a doctor if it is necessary to use it.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported for this injection.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. It is still suggested to consult a doctor before taking this injection.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as C Pime 500 MG Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Overdose instructions

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.

C Pime 500 MG Injection belongs to the fourth generation cephalosporins. It works as a bactericidal by inhibiting the bacterial cell wall synthesis by binding to the penicillin-binding proteins which would inhibit the growth and multiplication of bacteria.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    C Pime 500 MG Injection should not be used if you are suffering from impaired kidney function or any active kidney disease. Avoid if you are suffering from any gastrointestinal diseases such as colitis. Drink plenty amount of water to prevent dehydration. Use the medication with caution if you have any liver disease or a family history of liver disease to avoid any undesired effects. Do not use this injection if you have any seizure disorder or a family history of seizures. Your doctor would prescribe you some other safer alternative of the medication.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    You may experience nausea or vomiting, increased or decreased urination, sudden weight gain, and fluid retention if these medicines are used together. This interaction is more likely to occur if you have a kidney disease. Regular kidney function tests are to be performed and appropriate dose adjustments or replacement of the medicine should be made under the doctor's supervision. The desired effect of contraceptive pills will not be achieved if these medicines are taken together. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement of the medicine should be made under the doctor's supervision. You should avoid taking Cholera vaccine for atleast 14 days after taking C Pime 500 MG Injection. Usage of other antibiotics and vaccines should be reported to the doctor. You may experience nausea or vomiting, increased or decreased urination, sudden weight gain, and fluid retention if these medicines are used together. This interaction is more likely to occur in the elderly population with preexisting kidney disease. Regular kidney function tests are to be performed and appropriate dose adjustments or replacement of the medicine should be made under the doctor's supervision.
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