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Merocept 1000mg Injection

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Concept Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Merocept 1000mg Injection

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Primary uses of Merocept 1000mg Injection

Serious bacterial infections
MRP
1200.93
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Merocept Injection

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Uses of Merocept Injection

Merocept 1000mg 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).
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Merocept Injection side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

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How to use Merocept Injection

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

How Merocept Injection works

Merocept 1000mg 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 Merocept Injection

Expert advice for Merocept 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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Merocept Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Merocept Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Merocept 1000mg 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.
Lactation
Merocept 1000mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Merocept 1000mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Merocept 1000mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Merocept 1000mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Merocept 1000mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Merocept 1000mg Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Merocept Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Merocept 1000mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

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