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Meroveig 1 gm Injection

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Overview

Uses of Meroveig Injection

Meroveig 1 gm 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).

Meroveig Injection side effects

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

How to use Meroveig Injection

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

How Meroveig Injection works

Meroveig 1 gm 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.

Meroveig Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
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.
Lactation
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.
Driving
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.
Kidney
CAUTION
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.
Liver
SAFE
Meroveig 1 gm Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Meroveig 1 gm Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Meroveig Injection?

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

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Expert Advice

  • Meroveig 1 gm 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 Meroveig with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Develpin, Epsoval, Glarikot
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Meroveig

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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FAQs

Q. Is Meroveig a strong antibiotic?

Yes, Meroveig 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 Meroveig used?

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

Q. How long does Meroveig take to work?

Usually, Meroveig 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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