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Merosure 1gm Injection

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Composition for Merosure 1gm Injection

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Primary uses of Merosure 1gm Injection

Serious bacterial infections
MRP
600
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Merosure Injection

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Uses of Merosure Injection

Merosure 1gm 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).
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Merosure Injection side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

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How to use Merosure Injection

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

How Merosure Injection works

Merosure 1gm 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 Merosure Injection

Expert advice for Merosure 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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Merosure Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Merosure Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Merosure 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.
Lactation
Merosure 1gm 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 Merosure 1gm Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Merosure 1gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Merosure 1gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Merosure 1gm Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Merosure 1gm Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Merosure Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Merosure 1gm Injection, please consult your doctor.

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