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Lyortam 1gm Injection

United Biotech Pvt Ltd

Composition for Lyortam 1gm Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections, Prevention of infection after surgery of the colon or rectum
1 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Lyortam Injection


Uses of Lyortam Injection

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).

Lyortam Injection side effects


Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.


How to use Lyortam Injection

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

How Lyortam Injection works

Lyortam 1gm 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 Lyortam Injection

Expert advice for Lyortam Injection

  • 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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Lyortam Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Lyortam Injection
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.
Lyortam 1gm Injection is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Certain side effects, such as dizziness and sleepiness, have been reported with Lyortam 1gm Injection, which may affect some patients’ ability to drive or operate machinery
Lyortam 1gm Injection should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lyortam 1gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Lyortam 1gm Injection is safe to use in patients with liver
disease. No dose adjustment of Lyortam 1gm Injection is recommended.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Validin 500mg Tablet CR, Valon 200mg Tablet CR, Valon 300mg Tablet CR, Valon 500mg Tablet CR

Missed Dosageuses

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

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Frequently asked questions about Lyortam Injection

Frequently asked questions about 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
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 sodium is sodium salt of the Lyortam antibiotic
Yes. It increases serum creatinine and serum urea
Lyortam IV is intravenous preparation of Lyortam i.e. solution of Lyortam that is used for direct injection into a blood vessel (vein) over few minutes or hours
No, Lyortam is not effective against enterococcus or enterococcus faecalis and pseudomonas at all
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)
Lyortam is not compatible with dextrose 5% injection solution
Lyortam is not a vesicant. However, leakage of the Lyortam solution during injection can cause pain and swelling of the surrounding skin and underlying tissue, as well as skin ulceration.

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