Carbapen M 1000mg Injection

Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Carbapen M 1000mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
20 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Carbapen M Injection


Uses of Carbapen M Injection

Carbapen M 1000mg Injection 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).

Side effects of Carbapen M Injection


Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.


How to use Carbapen M Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Carbapen M Injection works

Carbapen M 1000mg Injection 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 Carbapen M Injection

Expert advice for Carbapen M 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.
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Carbapen M Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Carbapen M Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Carbapen M 1000mg Injection 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.
Carbapen M 1000mg Injection is probably safe to use during l
actation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Carbapen M 1000mg Injection alters t
he ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Carbapen M 1000mg Injection should be used with caution in p
atients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Carbapen M 1000mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Carbapen M 1000mg Injection is safe to use in patients with
liver disease. No dose adjustment of Carbapen M 1000mg Injection is recommended.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Diovat XR 250mg Tablet, Diovat XR 500mg Tablet, Epsoval 300mg Tablet XR, Doncorate 250mg Tablet ER

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Carbapen M Injection

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
Carbapen m is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Carbapen m 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
Carbapen m may be nephrotoxic, vesicant, and may cause thrombocytopenia. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Carbapen m 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.

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