Ertaneon 1gm Injection

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Introduction

Ertaneon 1gm 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 (eg. meningitis). It works by killing the bacteria that cause these problems.

Ertaneon 1gm 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 doctor or a nurse. 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 diarrhea, nausea, headache, infused vein complication. 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 Ertaneon Injection

  • Severe bacterial infections

Benefits of Ertaneon Injection

In Severe bacterial infections

Ertaneon 1gm 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.

Ertaneon 1gm 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 Ertaneon 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 Ertaneon

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Infusion site inflammation

How to use Ertaneon Injection

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

How Ertaneon Injection works

Ertaneon 1gm 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 Ertaneon 1gm Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ertaneon 1gm 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
Ertaneon 1gm 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
UNSAFE
Ertaneon 1gm Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Certain side effects, such as dizziness and sleepiness, have been reported with Ertaneon 1gm Injection, which may affect some patients’ ability to drive or operate machinery
Kidney
CAUTION
Ertaneon 1gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ertaneon 1gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ertaneon 1gm Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Ertaneon 1gm Injection is recommended.

What if you forget to take Ertaneon Injection?

If you miss a dose of Ertaneon 1gm Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Ertaneon 1gm 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.
  • 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 Ertaneon 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
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. What if I cannot tolerate Ertaneon 1gm Injection?

It is common to have minor side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and headache but generally these settle down. If these symptoms trouble you, contact your doctor. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine to help you get rid of these symptoms. Serious side effects occur in very rare cases. But, if you experience any serious complication, seek immediate medical advice.

Q. What is drug resistance? Is it possible to develop resistance to Ertaneon 1gm Injection?

Drug resistance is a condition in which the bacteria gets modified in your body and stops reacting to the medicine. Because of this, the medicine stops working. Resistance to Ertaneon 1gm Injection is not very common at least for the bacteria against which it works.

Q. Does Ertaneon 1gm Injection have any effect on blood sugar levels if taken to treat infections of diabetic foot?

Rare reports suggest that Ertaneon 1gm Injection may decrease the blood sugar levels, but this medicine does not affect the blood sugar levels in everyone. However, it is important to keep monitoring your blood sugar levels regularly. Consult your doctor if you experience any sudden dip in blood sugar levels.

Q. Is Ertaneon 1gm Injection safe to be used in children?

Safety of Ertaneon 1gm Injection in children less than 3 months of age has not yet been assessed. However, the side effects and effectivity of Ertaneon 1gm Injection in children beyond the age of 3 months is almost similar when compared with adults.

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References

  1. Petri WA Jr. Penicillins, Cephalosporins, and Other β -Lactam Antibiotics. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 1500.
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140, Damji Samji Industrial Complex, Mahakali Caves Rd., Andheri(East), Mumbai-93.
Expires on or after: June, 2021

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