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Menem 500mg Injection

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Composition for Menem 500mg Injection

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Primary uses of Menem 500mg Injection

Serious bacterial infections
1 Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Menem Injection


Uses of Menem Injection

Menem 500mg 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).

Menem Injection side effects


Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.


How to use Menem Injection

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

How Menem Injection works

Menem 500mg 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 Menem Injection

Expert advice for Menem 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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Menem Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Menem Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Menem 500mg 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.
Menem 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Menem 500mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Menem 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Menem 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Menem 500mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Menem 500mg Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Menem Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Menem 500mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Menem 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
Menem is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Menem 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
Menem may be nephrotoxic, vesicant, and may cause thrombocytopenia. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Menem 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 Menem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Menem with Probenecid
Medicines with composition Probenecid: Bencid
Menem with Valproic Acid

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