Meroveig 1 gm 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 Meroveig Injection
Expert advice for Meroveig Injection
Your doctor has prescribed Meroveig 1 gm Injection to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
It may cause diarrhea and loose bowel movements. Drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated and inform your doctor if it becomes persistent or contains blood or mucus.
Discontinue Meroveig 1 gm Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
Your doctor may monitor your liver function while taking this medication.
Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
Meroveig Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Meroveig Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Meroveig 1 gm 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.
Meroveig 1 gm 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 Meroveig 1 gm Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Meroveig 1 gm Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Meroveig 1 gm Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Meroveig 1 gm Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Meroveig 1 gm Injection is recommended.
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 Meroveig safe?
Meroveig is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Meroveig dialyzable?
Yes, Meroveig 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 Meroveig nephrotoxic, vesicant or cause thrombocytopenia?
Meroveig may be nephrotoxic, vesicant, and may cause thrombocytopenia. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Q. What organisms does Meroveig cover?
Meroveig 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.