Medicine Overview of Mero Powder for Injection
Uses of Mero Powder for Injection
Mero 500mg Injection is used in serious bacterial infections.
Side effects of Mero Powder for Injection
Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.
How to use Mero Powder for Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Mero Powder for Injection works
Mero 500mg 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.
In Depth Information on Mero Powder for Injection
Expert advice for Mero Powder for 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.
Special precautions for Mero 500mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mero 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Mero 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactatio+more
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
It is not known whether Mero 500mg Injection alters the abil+more
ity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Mero 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients+more
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mero 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Mero 500mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver d+more
isease. No dose adjustment of Mero 500mg Injection is recommended....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Diovat XR 250mg Tablet, Diovat XR 500mg Tablet, Epsoval 300mg Tablet XR
Frequently asked questions for Mero 500mg Powder for Injection
Frequently asked questions for 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
Mero is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Mero 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
Mero may be nephrotoxic, vesicant, and may cause thrombocytopenia. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Mero 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.
User Submitted Feedback For Mero 500mg Powder for Injection
What are you using this medicine for?
Serious bacterial infections
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