Duonem 150mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Duonem 150mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
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₹38.33/Tablet
3 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Duonem Tablet

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Uses of Duonem Tablet

Duonem 150mg Tablet is used in serious bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Duonem Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

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How to use Duonem 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 Duonem 150mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Duonem Tablet works

Duonem 150mg 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 Duonem Tablet

Expert advice for Duonem 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 Duonem 150mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Duonem 150mg 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
Duonem 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation
. 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 Duonem 150mg Tablet alters the abili
ty 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 Duonem
150mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Duonem
150mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Valox 500mg Tablet CR, Encorate 200mg Tablet, Valprol Syrup

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Duonem 150mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Faropenem

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