Dpenem 500mg Injection

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Dpenem 500mg Injection is an antibiotic belonging to the carbapenem group that fights bacteria. It is used to treat severe infections of the skin, lungs, stomach, urinary tract, blood, and brain (e.g., meningitis). It works by killing the bacteria that cause these problems.

Dpenem 500mg Injection is commonly used to treat seriously ill patients admitted to the hospital. This medicine is given by drip or by direct injection into a vein, under the supervision of a healthcare professional. The dose will depend on what type of infection you have, where it is in the body, and how serious it is. You should keep on taking the injection for as long as you have been prescribed, even if your symptoms quickly improve. If you stop taking it too early the infection may return or worsen.

Some people may develop side effects like headache, nausea, diarrhea, rash, and vein inflammation. These side effects are usually temporary and go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or will not go away.

Before starting treatment with this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have epilepsy, liver, or kidney problems or if you are allergic to any antibiotic. While using it, you may be advised blood tests to monitor your blood cell counts and kidney function. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use in pregnancy and breastfeeding if prescribed by your doctor.

Uses of Dpenem Injection

  • Severe bacterial infections

Benefits of Dpenem Injection

In Severe bacterial infections

Dpenem 500mg Injection works by killing bacteria which can cause serious infections. It is a versatile medicine used to treat many different types of bacterial infections such as infections of the brain (meningitis), lungs (pneumonia), abdomen, urinary tract, skin, blood, and heart. This medicine is usually given as an injection by a doctor or nurse.

Dpenem 500mg Injection usually makes you feel better very quickly but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Dpenem Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Dpenem

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Inflammation of vein

How to use Dpenem Injection

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

How Dpenem Injection works

Dpenem 500mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Dpenem 500mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dpenem 500mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dpenem 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Dpenem 500mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dpenem 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dpenem 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dpenem 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dpenem 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Dpenem Injection?

If you miss a dose of Dpenem 500mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Dpenem 500mg Injection is an antibiotic that's usually only given in the hospital for serious infections.
  • It is given by a drip into a vein (intravenous infusion) over 20 to 60 minutes. In severe cases, it may be given slowly for 3 to 4 hours by intravenous infusion.
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin or if you are taking any seizure medication before starting treatment with this medication.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Inform your doctor if you develop severe stomach pain or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Your doctor may monitor your liver and kidney function while you are having treatment with this medication.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Carbapenem derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Cell wall active agent -Carbapenems

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dpenem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV
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FAQs

Q. What is Dpenem 500mg Injection used for?

Dpenem 500mg Injection is used to fight bacterial infections and prevent bacteria from growing. It acts by interfering with the bacterial protein synthesis which helps to treat the infection. Dpenem 500mg Injection is also helpful in the treatment of bacterial infections of the bladder, kidney and other parts of the urinary tract.

Q. Is Dpenem 500mg Injection available over-the-counter?

No, Dpenem 500mg Injection, just like other antibiotics, requires a valid prescription by a doctor to buy it. Therefore, it is advisable to take Dpenem 500mg Injection only if prescribed by a doctor.

Q. How is Dpenem 500mg Injection administered?

Dpenem 500mg Injection should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Dpenem 500mg Injection.

Q. Does Dpenem 500mg Injection cure flu?

No, antibiotics such as Dpenem 500mg Injection will not work for flu or other viral infections. Using antibiotics when they are not needed may increase your risk of getting infection later, that resists antibiotic treatment. Consult your doctor if you have any doubts.

Q. What happens if I take too much of Dpenem 500mg Injection?

If you have mistakenly taken too much of Dpenem 500mg Injection, you may experience symptoms such as stomach ache, nausea and vomiting. You should consult your doctor immediately or rush to the emergency room in any nearby hospital if you have taken an overdose of Dpenem 500mg Injection.

Q. Which medicines I should not take with Dpenem 500mg Injection?

Some medicines may reduce the effect of Dpenem 500mg Injection, interact with Dpenem 500mg Injection or cause serious side-effects when given both at the same time. These medicines include Sodium Valproate, Ethinyl Estradiol and Live cholera vaccine. So, always inform and check with your doctor before taking Dpenem 500mg Injection with other medications.

Q. How to store Dpenem 500mg Injection?

Dpenem 500mg Injection should be stored at around the room temperature (not more than 25°C) away from heat and sunlight. Do not freeze it and always keep it out of the reach and sight of the children.

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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: July, 2021

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