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Cefepime-Induced Neurotoxicity: A Systematic Review

Payne, L.E. et al | Accepted 5 October 2017


NCSE is common in patients who have been given Cefepime; EEG should be considered for those experiencing Altered Mental Status

Cefepime-induced neurotoxicity is challenging to recognize in the critically ill due to widely varying symptoms that are common in ICU patients. This adverse reaction can occur despite appropriate dosing, usually resolves with drug interruption, but may require additional interventions such as antiepileptic drug administration or dialysis.

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