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LYORTAM 1GM INJECTION

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Composition FOR LYORTAM

Ertapenem(1 gm)

food interaction for LYORTAM

alcohol interaction for LYORTAM

pregnancy interaction for LYORTAM

lactation interaction for LYORTAM

medicine interaction for LYORTAM

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lyortam 1gm injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Lyortam 1gm 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR LYORTAM

    Ertapenem(1 gm)

    Uses

    Lyortam 1gm injection is used in serious bacterial infections and prevention of infection after surgery of the colon or rectum

    How it works

    Lyortam 1gm injection 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

    Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure

    SUBSTITUTES FOR LYORTAM

    7 Substitutes
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    • INVANZ 1 GM INJECTION
      (20 ML injection in vial)
      MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 130.80/ML of injection
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      Rs. 2616
      save 95% more per ML of injection
    • ZIVATOR 1 GM INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 2138.91/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 2138.91
      save 11% more per injection
    • GERTA 1GM INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      Zydus Cadila
      Rs. 2462/ML of injection
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      Rs. 2462
      pay 3% more per ML of injection
    • ALERTA 1 GM INJECTION
      (5 ML injection in vial)
      Alkem Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 510.89/ML of injection
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      Rs. 2554.46
      save 79% more per ML of injection
    • FORSTAL 1GM INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Zyphar's Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 2394/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 2394
      same price

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    Expert advice FOR LYORTAM

    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR LYORTAM

    Ertapenem

    Q.

    Is ertapenem and penicillin or a sulfa drug or a beta lactam or does ertapenem contain penicillin?
    Ertapenem is an antibiotic of the beta-lactam group, similar in structure to penicillins. However, they are used for the treatment of different infections. Ertapenem is not a sulfa drug

    Q.

    what is ertapenem used for?
    Ertapenem 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

    Q.

    What is ertapenem sodium?
    Ertapenem sodium is sodium salt of the ertapenem antibiotic

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    Q.

    Is ertapenem nephrotoxic?
    Yes. It increases serum creatinine and serum urea

    Q.

    What is ertapenem IV?
    Ertapenem IV is intravenous preparation of ertapenem i.e. solution of ertapenem that is used for direct injection into a blood vessel (vein) over few minutes or hours

    Q.

    Does ertapenem cover enterococcus or enterococcus faecalis or pseudomonas?
    No, ertapenem is not effective against enterococcus or enterococcus faecalis and pseudomonas at all

    Q.

    Does ertapenem cover VRE or ESBL or MSSA?
    Ertapenem 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)

    Q.

    Is ertapenem compatible with d5w?
    Ertapenem is not compatible with dextrose 5% injection solution

    Q.

    Is ertapenem a vesicant?
    Ertapenem is not a vesicant. However, leakage of the ertapenem solution during injection can cause pain and swelling of the surrounding skin and underlying tissue, as well as skin ulceration.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)