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Alpenam 1000 mg Injection

Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Alpenam 1000 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Alpenam 1000 mg Injection

Severe bacterial infections
MRP
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Medicine Overview of Alpenam Injection

Uses of Alpenam Injection

Alpenam 1000 mg Injection is used in severe bacterial infections. It is used in infections of various body parts like skin and soft tissues, urinary tract, blood, brain and lungs (pneumonia).

Alpenam Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Alpenam are Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), Vomiting, Nausea.

How to use Alpenam Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Alpenam Injection works

Alpenam 1000 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.
In Depth Information on Alpenam Injection

Expert advice for Alpenam Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Alpenam 1000 mg Injection to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It may cause diarrhea and loose bowel movements. Drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated and inform your doctor if it becomes persistent or contains blood or mucus.
  • Discontinue Alpenam 1000 mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing. 
  • Your doctor may monitor your liver function while taking this medication.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. 
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Alpenam Injection related warnings

Special precautions for Alpenam Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Alpenam 1000 mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Alpenam 1000 mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Alpenam 1000 mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Alpenam 1000 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alpenam 1000 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Alpenam 1000 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Alpenam 1000 mg Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Alpenam Injection?

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If you miss a dose of Alpenam 1000 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Alpenam Injection

Frequently asked questions about Meropenem
Q. Is meropenem a penicillin, cephalosporin, or beta lactam drug?
Meropenem is not a penicillin or cephalosporin drug. It is a carbapenem beta-lactam antibiotic
Q. Is Alpenam safe?
Alpenam is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Alpenam dialyzable?
Yes, Alpenam is dialyzable
Q. Is meropenem compatible with vancomycin, or potassium?
Meropenem may be compatible with potassium or vancomycin. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Is Alpenam nephrotoxic, vesicant or cause thrombocytopenia?
Alpenam may be nephrotoxic, vesicant, and may cause thrombocytopenia. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Q. What organisms does Alpenam cover?
Alpenam is active against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, aerobes as well as anaerobes. It is effective against enterococcus, streptococcus, and methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA), but not effective against listeria or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Alpenam with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Alpenam with Probenecid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid
Alpenam with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV, SV, Valpip Crono, Elival, Zoret, Valcontin, Epival, Valparex
Alpenam with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Develpin, Epsoval, Disoval, Alporate, Valcot, Convulex, Novalept Chrono, Depakene, Ivalp, Diovat XR
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