Maxipime Side Effects Linked to Patient Deaths. Maxipime deaths have become a growing concern for the medical world. Maxipime also known as Cefepime is an antibiotic currently used in the treatment of a variety of infections due to susceptible strains of microorganisms. Maxipime related deaths have come to the attention of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently. The FDA issued an early communication about the ongoing review of new safety data and the request for additional data to further evaluate the risk of death in patients treated with Maxipime. Maxipime’s broad spectrum of activity both against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria and a low toxicity profile contribute to its widespread use.
Ongoing Review of Maxipime Safety Data Continues
Maxipime antibiotic use and deaths related to the drug will continue to be studied as ongoing review of safety data continues. There is enough evidence to show that Maxipime can be deadly, just how widespread Maxipime deaths and injuries are will come to light as more research is reviewed.