Bacteripime belongs to a group of antibiotics called ‘cephalosporins’ and it’s an antibiotic given as an infusion (a drip) or as a slow injection.
Bacteripime is effective against certain types of bacteria that are sensitive to the active substance cefepime, that are resistant to other antibiotics:
- Infections of the lower respiratory tract infections, including pneumonia and bronchitis;
- Urinary tract infections as complications, including pyelonephritis and uncomplicated infections;
- Intra-abdominal infections, including peritonitis and gallbladder infection
- Gynecological infections;
- Septicemia (blood poisoning) and bacteremia (the presence of bacteria in the circulating blood);
- Empirical treatment of febrile neutropenia (reduced the neutrophil leucocytes in peripheral blood).
Bacteripim is indicated for the treatment of pediatric infections listed below caused by susceptible bacteria:
- Urinary tract infections as complications including pyelonephritis and uncomplicated infections;
- Skin infections and infections of the layers beneath the skin,
- Empirical treatment of febrile neutropeniaя;
- Bacterial meningitis.
Subject to medical prescription
Pharmaceutical form: Bacteripime 1 g powder for solution for injection/infusion x 1 vial
ATC code: J01DE01