Merofic 1000 mg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Merofic Injection
Merofic 1000 mg Injection is used in severe bacterial infections. It is used in infections of various body parts like skin and soft tissues, urinary tract, blood, brain and lungs (pneumonia).
Merofic Injection side effects
Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
How to use Merofic Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Merofic Injection works
Merofic 1000 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering which is needed for them to survive.
Merofic Injection related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Merofic 1000 mg 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
Merofic 1000 mg 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 Merofic 1000 mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Merofic 1000 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Merofic 1000 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Merofic 1000 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Merofic 1000 mg Injection is recommended.
What if you miss a dose of Merofic Injection?
If you miss a dose of Merofic 1000 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

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  • Merofic 1000 mg Injection is used to treat severe bacterial infections, including those acquired in hospital and those involving many different types of bacteria.
  • Tell you doctor if you are allergic to penicillin as this medicine should be avoided or used with caution in penicillin allergy.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • It is given by a drip into a vein (intravenous infusion) over 20 to 60 minutes.
  • Your doctor may monitor your liver and kidney function while you are having treatment with this medication.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Merofic with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Bencid
LIFE-THREATENING
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS

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FAQs

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 Merofic safe?
Merofic is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Merofic dialyzable?
Yes, Merofic 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
Q. Is Merofic nephrotoxic, vesicant or cause thrombocytopenia?
Merofic may be nephrotoxic, vesicant, and may cause thrombocytopenia. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Q. What organisms does Merofic cover?
Merofic 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.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 19th Apr 2017.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
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