Merocrit 1gm Injection

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Composition for Merocrit 1gm Powder for Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Kidney
3112.5
1 gm in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Merocrit Powder for Injection

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Uses of Merocrit Powder for Injection

Merocrit 1gm Injection is used in Serious bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Merocrit Powder for Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

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How to use Merocrit Powder for Injection

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

How Merocrit Powder for Injection works

Merocrit 1gm 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 Merocrit Powder for Injection

Expert advice for Merocrit 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Merocrit 1gm Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Merocrit 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.
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Lactation
Merocrit 1gm Injection is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Merocrit 1gm Injection alters the ab
ility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Merocrit 1gm Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Valox 500mg Tablet CR, Encorate 200mg Tablet, Valprol Syrup

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Merocrit 1gm 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
Merocrit is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Merocrit 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
Merocrit may be nephrotoxic, vesicant, and may cause thrombocytopenia. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Merocrit 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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