Medicine Overview of Aropen Tablet
Uses of Aropen Tablet
Aropen Tablet is used in serious bacterial infections.
Side effects of Aropen Tablet
Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.
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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Aropen Tablet at a fixed time.
How Aropen Tablet works
Aropen 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 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.
Special precautions for Aropen Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Aropen Tablet 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.
Aropen Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Lim+more
ited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
It is not known whether Aropen Tablet alters the ability to+more
drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Aropen Tablet should be used with caution in patients with k+more
idney disease. Dose adjustment of Aropen Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Aropen Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease.+more
No dose adjustment of Aropen Tablet is recommended....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Diovat XR 250mg Tablet, Diovat XR 500mg Tablet, Epsoval 300mg Tablet XR
Frequently asked questions for Aropen NA Tablet
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
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.
Substitutes for Aropen
No substitutes found for this medicine