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ALPENAM O 200 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR ALPENAM O

Faropenem(200 mg)

food interaction for ALPENAM O

alcohol interaction for ALPENAM O

pregnancy interaction for ALPENAM O

lactation interaction for ALPENAM O

medicine interaction for ALPENAM O

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Alpenam o 200 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Alpenam o 200 mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR ALPENAM O

    Faropenem(200 mg)

    Uses

    Alpenam o 200 mg tablet is used in serious bacterial infections

    How it works

    Alpenam o 200 mg tablet 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.

    Common side effects

    Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure

    SUBSTITUTES FOR ALPENAM O

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      Rs. 77.10/tablet
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      Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 66.33/tablet
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      Rs. 398
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    Expert advice FOR ALPENAM O

    Faropenem tablet should be used with caution in patients with poor oral intake or poor general state because of vitamin K deficiency and elderly people. Do not start or continue the faropenem and consult your doctor:
    • If you have a family history of allergy (atopy) or severe allergic reaction (hypersensitivity) to penicillin,cephalosporin or carbapenem drugs.
    • If you have kidney problem.
    • If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
    • If you experience diarrhea andloose bowel movements.
     

    Frequently asked questions FOR ALPENAM O

    Faropenem

    Q.

    What is faropenem sodium?
    Faropenem sodium is an antibiotic which belongs to the carbapenem group of beta-lactam antibiotics. It shows a broad antibacterial activity against both aerobic and anaerobic gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.

    Q.

    Is faropenem safe?
    Faropenem is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

    Q.

    What organisms does faropenem cover?
    Faropenem is the drug of choice for many infections caused by gram-positive as well as gram-negative bacteria, including some anaerobes. It is mainly effective against Streptococcus pyogenes, Staphylococcus saprophyticus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Streptococcus milleri, Streptococcus viridans, Staphylococcus aureus, oxacillin susceptible staphylococci, Enterococcus faecalis, Enterococcus faecalis, Enterococcus faecium, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Neisseria meningitides, Haemophillus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, Escherichia coli, Proteus mirabilis, Providentia stuartii, Bacteroides fragilis, Clostridium perfringens, Citrobacter spp., Salmonella spp., Shigella spp., Klebsiella spp., and Peptostreptococcus spp.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)