Medicine Overview of Merocrit Tablet
Uses of Merocrit Tablet
Merocrit 250mg Tablet is used in serious bacterial infections.
Side effects of Merocrit Tablet
Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.
How to use Merocrit Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Merocrit 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Merocrit Tablet works
Merocrit 250mg tablet 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 Tablet
Expert advice for Merocrit Tablet
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 Merocrit 250mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Merocrit 250mg Tablet 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.
Merocrit 250mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactati+more
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
It is not known whether Merocrit 250mg Tablet alters the abi+more
lity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Merocrit 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient+more
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Merocrit 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Merocrit 250mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver+more
disease. No dose adjustment of Merocrit 250mg Tablet 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 Merocrit 250mg Tablet
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.
Substitutes for Merocrit
No substitutes found for this medicine