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Aropen Tablet

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Composition for Aropen Tablet

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Primary uses of Aropen Tablet

Serious bacterial infections
MRP
80
₹8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Aropen Tablet

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Uses of Aropen Tablet

Aropen Tablet is used in serious bacterial infections. It is used in infections of various body parts like skin and soft tissues, urinary tract, blood, brain and lungs (pneumonia).
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Aropen Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

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How to use Aropen 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. Aropen Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Aropen Tablet works

Aropen Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Aropen Tablet

Expert advice for Aropen Tablet

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.
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Aropen Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Aropen Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Aropen Tablet 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
Aropen Tablet 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 Aropen Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Aropen Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aropen Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Aropen Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Aropen Tablet is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Aropen Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Aropen Tablet, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Aropen Tablet

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
Aropen is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Aropen 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
Aropen may be nephrotoxic, vesicant, and may cause thrombocytopenia. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Aropen 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 Aropen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Aropen with Probenecid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid
Aropen with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Aropen with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
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