- Other Names:
- Maxipime, Cefepima, Cefepimum,
- Cefepime is a semi-synthetic, broad spectrum, cephalosporin antibiotic that is used to treat certain types of bacterial infections in horses. ia, with greater activity against both Gram-negative and Gram-positive organisms than third-generation agents. Cefepime has good activity against important pathogens including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, and multiple drug resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae. A particular strength is its activity against Enterobacteriaceae.