Lyortam 1gm Injection is used in serious bacterial infections and prevention of infection after surgery of the colon or rectum. It is used in infections of various body parts like skin and soft tissues, urinary tract, blood, brain and lungs (pneumonia).
Do not start ertapenem, if you are allergic to ertapenem, or to any of the other ingredients in ertapenem tablets, or other antibiotics such as penicillins, cephalosporins or carbapenems.
Do not take ertapenem, if you have developed diarrhea just before or after taking ertapenem.
Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: kidney disease (especially if you are receiving dialysis treatments), localized tremors, or fits; high blood pressure or other diseases.
Avoid using ertapenem, if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breast-feeding.
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With or without food
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Serious bacterial infections
Prevention of infection after surgery of the colon or rectum
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Lyortam is used to treat infections in various parts of the body caused by bacteria that are susceptible it. These include gynecologic and abdominal infections, pneumonia, skin and underlying tissue infections due to diabetes (e.g. diabetic foot). It is also used to prevent infection after certain types of surgeries
Lyortam covers ESBL (extended spectrum beta lactamase) producing bacteria as well as MSSA (methicillin sensitive staphylococcus aureus). It does not cover and is ineffective to treat VRE (vancomycin resistant enterococci)