Micropenam 500 mg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Micropenam Injection

Micropenam 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).

Micropenam Injection side effects

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

How to use Micropenam Injection

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

How Micropenam Injection works

Micropenam 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.

Micropenam Injection related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Micropenam Injection?

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

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Expert Advice

  • Micropenam 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 Micropenam 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

FAQs

Q. Is Micropenam a strong antibiotic?

Yes, Micropenam 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 Micropenam used?

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

Q. How long does Micropenam take to work?

Usually, Micropenam starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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