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In the US, Cefepime (cefepime systemic) is a member of the drug class fourth generation cephalosporins and is used to treat Bacteremia, Febrile Neutropenia, Intraabdominal Infection, Kidney Infections, Nosocomial Pneumonia, Pneumonia, Skin and Structure Infection, Skin Infection and Urinary Tract Infection.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Cephalosporin

Chemical Name

1-[[(6R,7R)-7-[2-(2-Amino-4-thiazolyl)glyoxylamido]-2-carboxy-8-oxo-5-thia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-en-3-yl]methyl-1-methylpyrrolidinium hydroxyde, inner salt, 7²-(Z)-(O-methyloxime)

Foreign Names

  • Cefepimum (Latin)
  • Cefepim (German)
  • Cefepime (French)
  • Cefepima (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cefepime (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Céfépime (OS: DCF)
  • BMY 28142 (IS: Bristol-Myers)
  • CFPM (IS)
  • Cefepime Hydrochloride (OS: BAN, USP, USAN)
  • BMY 28142 2HCl.H20 (IS)
  • Cefepime Dihydrochloride Hydrate (PH: JP XV)
  • Cefepime dihydrochloride monohydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Cefepime Hydrochloride (PH: USP 34)
  • Cefepime Hydrochloride Monohydrate (PH: BP 2011)
  • Cefepimi dihydrochloridum monohydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Adpime
    Admac, India
  • Antifect
    Standard, Taiwan
  • Aspime
    Ranbaxy, Myanmar; Ranbaxy, Thailand
  • Biopime
    Biochem, India
  • Cadpime
    Admac, India
  • Cefepim Hemofarm
    Hemofarm, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Cefepima Vitalis
    Vitalis, Colombia
  • Cefepima
    Infarmasa, Peru; Nordic, Peru
  • Cefepime Northia
    Medigroup, Peru; Northia, Argentina
  • Cefepime Richet
    Richet, Argentina; Richet, Dominican Republic; Richet, Guatemala; Richet, Honduras; Richet, Panama
  • Cefepime
    Apotex, Canada; APP, United States; Farmalogica, Colombia; Sagent, United States; Vitalchem, Colombia; Vitalis, Peru
  • Cefepime-Borimed
    Rup Borisov Medical Preparation Plant, Georgia
  • Cefepimek
    Exmek, Peru
  • Ceficad
    Cadila, India
  • Cefim
    Hemofarm, Serbia
  • Cefimen-K
    Klonal, Argentina; Medigroup, Peru
  • Cepime
    Alembic, India; UBI, Taiwan
  • Efepime
    Ziska, Bangladesh
  • Exepime
    Ferron, Indonesia
  • Fada Cefepime
    Fada, Argentina
  • Forcepime
    Sel-J, Philippines
  • Forgen
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Forpar
    Unifarma, Latvia
  • Funjapin
    Panbiotic, Taiwan
  • Gen 4
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Japime
    Jayson, Bangladesh
  • Leepime
    Admac, India
  • Macef
    Bernofarm, Indonesia
  • Magnova (Cefepime and Tazobactam)
    Lupin, India
  • Maxigra
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Poland
  • Maxilan
    Landson, Indonesia
  • Maxipime
    Bristol Myers Squibb, Latvia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, China; Bristol-Myers Squibb, India; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Oman; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Taiwan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, South Africa; Merck, Chile
  • Maxycef
    ABOLmed, Russian Federation
  • Megapime
    Eskayef, Bangladesh; Exmek, Peru
  • Micropime
    Micro Nova, India
  • Nicpime-AM (Cefepime and Amikacin)
    Abbott, India
  • Novapime
    Lupin, Georgia; Lupin, India
  • Pikcef
    Mustafa Nevzat, Georgia
  • Pime 4
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Pime
    MacroPhar, Thailand
  • Primacef
    Aversi, Georgia
  • Protec
    Tabuk Pharmaceutical, Oman
  • Quadrocef (Cefepime and Tazobactam)
    Neiss, India
  • Radipime
    Radicura, India
  • Rivepime
    Scalup, Peru
  • Roxipime
    Torlan, Georgia
  • Scud
    Zuventus, India
  • Shinfepim
    Shinpoong Daewoo, Vietnam
  • Suprapime
    Alembic, Vietnam
  • Tisan
    Oriental, Taiwan
  • Topra
    GMP, Georgia
  • Unipim
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Vipime
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Xenim
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Xiopen (Cefepime and Tazobactam)
    Azine, India
  • Zwiter
    Hetero, India
  • Actacef
    Actavis, Indonesia
  • Anticepim
    Verisfield, Greece
  • Axépim
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Congo; Bristol-Myers Squibb, France
  • Axera
    Westmont, Philippines
  • Bo Shuai
    Si Da Pharm, China
  • Bo Zhi
    Shengfan Pharmaceutical, China
  • Cefdipime
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Cefemax
    Fairgo, Taiwan
  • Cefepim Amomed
    Amomed, Austria
  • Cefepim Sandoz
    Sandoz, Austria; Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Cefepima Libra
    Libra, Vietnam
  • Cefepime Alvia
    Alvia, Greece
  • Cefepime Hydrochloride Hospira
    Hospira, United States
  • Céfépime Mylan
    Mylan, France
  • Cefepime OrPha
    OrPha, Switzerland
  • Cefepime O-S
    O-S, Taiwan
  • Céfépime Panpharma
    Panpharma, France
  • Cefepime Richet
    Pharmaceutical, Venezuela
  • Cefepime Tai Yu
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Cefepime Taiwan Biotech
    Taiwan Biotech, Taiwan
  • Cefepime
    ACS Dobfar, United States; OrchidPharma, United States
  • Cefim
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Ceforim
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Cepim
    Polifarma, Italy
  • Cepimax
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Philippines
  • Cepimex
    Bruno Farm., Italy
  • Cepiram
    The Cathay, Philippines
  • Da Li Neng
    Zhijun, China
  • DBL Cefepime
    Hospira, Australia
  • Dimipra
    Pfizer Parke Davis, Philippines
  • Efectus
    Magnachem, Dominican Republic; Magnachem, Haiti
  • Ekipim
    Tüm Ekip, Turkey
  • Forpar
    Cipla, Vietnam
  • Gazore
    Alkem, Myanmar
  • Gencef
    Genepharm, Greece
  • Hapimax
    Harbin, Philippines
  • Heng Su
    Hengrui, China
  • Interprim
    Interbat, Indonesia
  • Ka Luo Xin
    Tianxin Pharmaceutical, China
  • Kabol
    Suiphar, Dominican Republic
  • Kai Xin
    Yuekang Pharmaceutical Group, China
  • Kang Li Ou Pu
    Kairuite, China
  • Laibixin
    Taiyang, China
  • Li Si Ping
    Nanchang Lijian Pharmaceutical, China
  • Ling Di
    Hailing, China
  • Luo Xin Wei
    Luoxin Pharmacy, China
  • Macepim
    Gentle, Taiwan
  • Maxapin
    PMP, Vietnam
  • Maxcef
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Argentina; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Brazil
  • Maxef
    Salus, Mexico
  • Maxicef
    Galenika, Serbia; Pharos, Indonesia
  • Maxinject
    Suan Farma S.A., Greece
  • Maxipime
    Abeefe Bristol-Myers Squibb, Peru; Boryung, South Korea; Bristol Myers Squibb, Spain; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Austria; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Australia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Bulgaria; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Canada; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Czech Republic; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Germany; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Finland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Hong Kong; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Hungary; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Indonesia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Italy; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Japan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lithuania; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Luxembourg; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Malaysia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Zealand; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Oman; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Poland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Portugal; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Romania; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Singapore; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Slovenia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Slovakia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Thailand; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Turkey; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Venezuela; Corden Pharma, Estonia; Hospira, United States; Jadran, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Merck, Colombia; Merck, Ecuador; PharmaSwiss, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Medipime
    Medchem International, Philippines
  • Orpime
    Orchid Healthcare, Thailand
  • Pai Nai Xin (pediatric)
    Yongning Pharmaceutical Factory, China
  • Procepim
    Meprofarm, Indonesia
  • Rapime
    Fahrenheit, Indonesia
  • Sandocef
    Sandoz, Indonesia
  • Sanpime
    Sel-J, Philippines
  • Sefpime
    Shenzhen Zhijun, Thailand
  • Shi Rui Ping
    Gencom Pharmaceutical, China
  • Sopime
    Soho, Indonesia
  • Supecef
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Ultrapime
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Unisef
    Mustafa Nevzat, Turkey
  • Verapime
    Demo, Greece
  • Vinsef
    EuroHealthcare, Philippines
  • Vipefime
    Pan-Ject, Philippines
  • Xian Ke Nuo
    Dawnrays, China
  • XinLiWei
    Salubris Pharmaceuticals, China
  • Ying Lan
    Qilu, China
  • Zefipime
    Vocate, Greece

International Drug Name Search


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DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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