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MEROCRIT 1000MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR MEROCRIT 1000mg injection

Meropenem(1000mg)

food interaction for MEROCRIT injection

alcohol interaction for MEROCRIT injection

pregnancy interaction for MEROCRIT injection

lactation interaction for MEROCRIT injection

medicine interaction for MEROCRIT injection

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Merocrit 1000mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Merocrit 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR MEROCRIT 1000mg injection

    Meropenem(1000mg)

    Merocrit injection uses

    Merocrit 1000mg injection is used in serious bacterial infections

    How merocrit injection works

    Merocrit 1000mg 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 of merocrit injection

    Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure

    SUBSTITUTES FOR MEROCRIT injection

    77 Substitutes
    77 Substitutes
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    • MERONEM 1000MG INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Astra Zeneca
      Rs. 2733/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 2733
      save 12% more per injection
    • MEROTEC 1000MG INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
      Rs. 699/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 699
      save 78% more per injection
    • MEROZA 1000MG INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      Zydus Cadila
      Rs. 2704.82/ML of injection
      generic_icon
      Rs. 2704.82
      save 13% more per ML of injection
    • MERROBE 1000MG INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 2380.95/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 2380.95
      save 24% more per injection
    • M NEM 1000MG INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Sanofi India Ltd
      Rs. 2772/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 2772
      save 11% more per injection

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    Expert advice FOR MEROCRIT 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR MEROCRIT 1000mg injection

    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
    Q. Is meropenem safe?
    Meropenem is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
    Q. Is meropenem dialyzable?
    Yes, meropenem is dialyzable
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    Q. Is meropenem compatible with vancomycin, or potassium?
    Meropenem may be compatible with potassium or vancomycin. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
    Q. Is meropenem nephrotoxic, vesicant or cause thrombocytopenia?
    Meropenem may be nephrotoxic, vesicant, and may cause thrombocytopenia. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
    Q. What organisms does meropenem cover?
    Meropenem 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.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 10 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)