FAROBACT 200MG TABLET

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Composition FOR FAROBACT 200mg tablet

Faropenem(200mg)

food interaction for FAROBACT tablet

alcohol interaction for FAROBACT tablet

pregnancy interaction for FAROBACT tablet

lactation interaction for FAROBACT tablet

medicine interaction for FAROBACT tablet

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Farobact 200mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Farobact 200mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR FAROBACT 200mg tablet

    Faropenem(200mg)

    Farobact tablet uses

    Farobact 200mg tablet is used in serious bacterial infections.

    How farobact tablet works

    Farobact 200mg 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.

    Common side effects of farobact tablet

    Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR FAROBACT 200MG TABLET

    Patients taking FAROBACT 200MG TABLET

    • 56%
      Twice A Day
    • 28%
      Thrice A Day
    • 14%
      Once A Day
    • 1%
      Alternate Day
    • 1%
      Four Times A Day

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    Expert advice FOR FAROBACT 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.
     

    Frequently asked questions FOR FAROBACT 200mg tablet

    Faropenem

    Q. What is faropenem sodium?
    Faropenem 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.
    Q. Is faropenem safe?
    Faropenem is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
    Q. What organisms does faropenem cover?
    Faropenem 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.

    WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT FAROBACT 200MG TABLET

    How effective is this medicine?

    Can't say
    38%
    Effective
    38%
    Moderately effective
    25%

    Do you find this medicine expensive?

    Yes
    80%
    No
    20%

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)