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Meropset 500mg Injection

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Composition for Meropset 500mg Injection

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Primary uses of Meropset 500mg Injection

Serious bacterial infections
1 Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Meropset Injection


Uses of Meropset Injection

Meropset 500mg 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).

Meropset Injection side effects


Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.


How to use Meropset Injection

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

How Meropset Injection works

Meropset 500mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Meropset Injection

Expert advice for Meropset 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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Meropset Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Meropset Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Meropset 500mg 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.
Meropset 500mg 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 Meropset 500mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Meropset 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Meropset 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Meropset 500mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Meropset 500mg Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Meropset Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Meropset 500mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

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

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