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Lapenem Injection

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Composition for Lapenem Injection

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Primary uses of Lapenem Injection

Serious bacterial infections
MRP
1399
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Lapenem Injection

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Uses of Lapenem Injection

Lapenem 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).
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Lapenem Injection side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

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How to use Lapenem Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer. Lapenem Injection may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lapenem Injection works

Lapenem 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 Lapenem Injection

Expert advice for Lapenem 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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Lapenem Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Lapenem Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Lapenem 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.
Lactation
Lapenem Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Lapenem Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lapenem Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lapenem Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Lapenem Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Lapenem Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Lapenem Injection?uses

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

Patient Concerns

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lapenem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lapenem with Probenecid
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid
Lapenem with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
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