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Merotus 500 mg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Merotus Injection

Merotus 500 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).

Merotus Injection side effects

Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea

How to use Merotus Injection

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

How Merotus Injection works

Merotus 500 mg Injection is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

Merotus Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Merotus 500 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
Merotus 500 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 Merotus 500 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
Merotus 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Merotus 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE
Merotus 500 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Merotus 500 mg Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Merotus Injection?

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

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Merotus 500 mg Injection is an antibiotic that's usually only given in the hospital for serious infections.
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to penicillin or if you are taking any seizure medication before starting treatment with this medication.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Inform your doctor if you develop severe stomach pain or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Your doctor may monitor your kidney function while you are having treatment with this medication.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Merotus with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Develpin, Epsoval, Glarikot
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Merotus

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Is Merotus a strong antibiotic?

Yes, Merotus is a strong antibiotic i.e broad spectrum antibiotic (antibiotics that can kill a wide variety of bacteria). It belongs to the category of antibiotics called carbepenam. It is used in the treatment of sever bacterial infections of skin, stomach, brain and lungs.

Q. For how long is Merotus used?

Duration of treatment with Merotus depends on the severity of your infection, which will be decided by your doctor.

Q. How long does Merotus take to work?

Usually, Merotus starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
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