Medicine Overview of Alpenam Injection
Uses of Alpenam Injection
Alpenam 500mg Injection is used in serious bacterial infections.
Side effects of Alpenam Injection
Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.
How to use Alpenam Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Alpenam Injection works
Alpenam 500mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.
In Depth Information on Alpenam Injection
Expert advice for Alpenam Injection
Meropenem is given as an injection directly into a vein by a doctor or nurse using water for injections or a suitable infusion fluid. Do not start or continue the meropenem and consult your doctor:
- If you have kidney or liver problems.
- If you have a history of seizures or central nervous system problems (e.g. brain lesions).
- If you experience severe and persistent diarrhea after taking antibiotics.
- If you are taking other drugs like probenecid, valproic acid, or oral anticoagulants like warfarin.
- If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
Special precautions for Alpenam 500mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Alpenam 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Alpenam 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta+more
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
It is not known whether Alpenam 500mg Injection alters the a+more
bility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Alpenam 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patie+more
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alpenam 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Alpenam 500mg Injection is safe to use in patients with live+more
r disease. No dose adjustment of Alpenam 500mg Injection is recommended....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Valox 500mg Tablet CR, Encorate 200mg Tablet, Valprol Syrup
Frequently asked questions for Alpenam 500mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for 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
Alpenam is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
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
Alpenam may be nephrotoxic, vesicant, and may cause thrombocytopenia. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
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.
Substitutes for Alpenam Injection
Meromac 500mg Injection
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹76.78/ml of Injection
Merocrit 500mg Injection
₹283.8/ml of Injection
Meroglan 500mg Injection
Gland Pharma Limited
Gufic Bioscience Ltd
Mero 500mg Injection
Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹378.5/mg of Powder for Injection