Meroxin 1 gm1gm/vial
NIPRO JMI Pharma Limited
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Consuming alcohol with Meroxin 1 gm does not cause any harmful side effects.
Meroxin 1 gm is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, ... View More
Meroxin 1 gm is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby... View More
It is not known whether Meroxin 1 gm alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate an... View More
Meroxin 1 gm should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Meroxin 1 gm may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Meroxin 1 gm is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Meroxin 1 gm is recommended.
Meroxin 1 gm is an antibiotic that fights bacteria. It is used to treat severe infections of the skin, lungs, stomach, urinary tract, blood and brain (e... View More
Uses of Meroxin 1 gm
- Severe bacterial infections
Side effects of Meroxin 1 gm
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
How to use Meroxin 1 gm
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Meroxin 1 gm works
Meroxin 1 gm is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them ... View More
What if you forget to take Meroxin 1 gm?
If you miss a dose of Meroxin 1 gm, please consult your doctor.
- Meroxin 1 gm is an antibiotic that's usually only given in the hospital for serious infections.
- Inform your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin or if you are taking any seizure medication before starting treatment with this medication.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Inform your doctor if you develop severe stomach pain or if you find blood in your stools.
- Your doctor may monitor your kidney function and blood count while you are having treatment with this medication.
Cystic fibrosis, Intra-abdominal infections, Meningitis, Skin and skin structure infections, Diabetic foot infection
IV Administration Administer IV infusion over 15-30 minutes; administer IV bolus over 3-5 minutes
Intravenous Intra-abdominal infections Adult: 1 g 8 hrly via IV inj over approx 3-5 min or infused over approx 15-30 min. Skin and skin structure i... View More
Children: IV 60 mg/kg/day, max 3 g/day q8h 120 mg/kg/day meningitis, max 6 g/day q8h Intravenous Intra-abdominal infections Child: >3mth ?50 kg:... View More
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) 26-50 Usual dose 12 hrly. 10-25 Half the usual dose 12 hrly. <10 Half the usual dose 24 hrly.
Hypersensitivity to meropenem, other carbapenems. History of anaphylactic reaction to β-lactams (e.g. penicillins, cephalosporins).
Mode of Action
Meropenem is a synthetic carbapenem beta-lactam antibiotic that exerts its bactericidal activity by inhibiting bacterial cell wall synthesis in gm+ve an... View More
Patient w/ underlying CNS disorders (e.g. brain lesions, history of seizures. Not recommended for treatment of MRSA. Renal impairment. Childn. Pregnancy... View More
1-10% Constipation (1-7%),Diarrhea (4-5%),Nausea or vomiting (1-4%),Rash (2-3%; includes diaper-area moniliasis in pediatric patients),Headache (2%),In... View More
Increased plasma concentration w/ probenecid. May decrease plasma levels of valproic acid thus, increasing the risk of seizures.
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More