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Merogram 1000 mg Injection

Veritaz Healthcare Ltd

Composition for Merogram 1000 mg Injection

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Primary uses of Merogram 1000 mg Injection

Serious bacterial infections
1 Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Merogram Injection


Uses of Merogram Injection

Merogram 1000 mg 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).

Merogram Injection side effects


Side Effects of Merogram are Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), Vomiting, Nausea.


How to use Merogram Injection

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

How Merogram Injection works

Merogram 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.

In Depth Information on Merogram Injection

Expert advice for Merogram 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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Merogram Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Merogram Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Merogram 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.
Merogram 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.
It is not known whether Merogram 1000 mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Merogram 1000 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Merogram 1000 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Merogram 1000 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Merogram 1000 mg Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Merogram Injection?uses

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

Patient Concerns

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

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