Merrobe 500mg Injection

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Merrobe 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
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₹399.0/Injection
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Medicine Overview of Merrobe Injection

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Uses of Merrobe Injection

Merrobe 500mg Injection is used in serious bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Merrobe Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Seizure.

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How to use Merrobe Injection

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

How Merrobe Injection works

Merrobe 500mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

In Depth Information on Merrobe Injection

Expert advice for Merrobe 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Merrobe 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Merrobe 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.
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Lactation
Merrobe 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Merrobe 500mg Injection alters the a
bility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Merrobe 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Merrobe 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
SAFE
Merrobe 500mg Injection is safe to use in patients with live
r disease. No dose adjustment of Merrobe 500mg Injection is recommended.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Encorate Syrup, Diovat XR 250mg Tablet, Diovat XR 500mg Tablet, Epsoval 300mg Tablet XR

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Merrobe 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for 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
Merrobe is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Yes, Merrobe 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
Merrobe may be nephrotoxic, vesicant, and may cause thrombocytopenia. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Merrobe 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.
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