Alpenam O 200mg Tablet

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Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Alpenam O 200mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
304.81
₹50.8/Tablet
6 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Alpenam O Tablet

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Uses of Alpenam O Tablet

Alpenam O 200mg Tablet is used in serious bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Alpenam O Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

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How to use Alpenam O Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Alpenam O 200mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Alpenam O Tablet works

Alpenam o 200mg 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.

In Depth Information on Alpenam O Tablet

Expert advice for Alpenam O Tablet

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.
 
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Warnings
Special precautions for Alpenam O 200mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alpenam O 200mg 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.
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Lactation
Alpenam O 200mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Alpenam O 200mg Tablet alters the ab
ility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Alpenam
O 200mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Alpenam
O 200mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Validin 500mg Tablet CR, Valon 200mg Tablet CR, Valon 300mg Tablet CR

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Alpenam O 200mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Faropenem

Alpenam o 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.
Alpenam o is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Alpenam o 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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