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Midonem 500mg Injection

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Overview

Introduction

Midonem 500mg Injection is an antibiotic belonging to the carbapenem group that fights bacteria. It is used to treat severe infections of the skin, lungs, stomach, urinary tract, blood and brain (eg. meningitis). It works by killing the bacteria that cause these problems.

Midonem 500mg Injection is commonly used to treat seriously ill patients admitted to the hospital. This medicine is given by drip or by direct injection into a vein, under the supervision of a healthcare professional. The dose depends on what type of infection you have, where it is in the body and how serious it is. You should have your injections at the same time each day to get the most benefit and you should keep on taking this medicine for as long as you are prescribed it, even if your symptoms quickly improve. If you stop taking it too early the infection may return or worsen.

Some people may develop side effects like vomiting, headache, nausea, diarrhea, rash or local redness and swelling at the site of injection. These side effects are usually temporary and go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or will not go away.

Before starting treatment with this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have epilepsy, liver or kidney problems or if you are allergic to any antibiotic. While using it, you may be advised blood tests to monitor your blood cell counts and kidney function. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use in pregnancy and breastfeeding if prescribed by your doctor.

Uses of Midonem Injection

Side effects of Midonem Injection

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

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Vomiting
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Nausea
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop from feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
    Try to change the area of injection and the exact site of injection each time. Apply a cold compress to the injection site. These symptoms are usually mild and should only last a few hours. You can ask your doctor to recommend a medicine if it is bothering you.

How to use Midonem Injection

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

How Midonem Injection works

Midonem 500mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Midonem 500mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Midonem 500mg Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Midonem 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Midonem 500mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Midonem 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Midonem 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Midonem 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Midonem 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Midonem Injection?

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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Midonem 500mg Injection is an antibiotic that's usually only given in the hospital for serious infections.
  • It is given by a drip into a vein (intravenous infusion) over 20 to 60 minutes. In severe cases, it may be given slowly for 3 to 4 hours by intravenous infusion.
  • 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 liver and kidney function while you are having treatment with this medication.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Midonem 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
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